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Office of International Programs

Reporting Requirements

To maintain lawful F-1 status, students must follow specific reporting requirements while in the US.

Upon arrival to the campus:

  • Report to International Student, Scholar and Faculty Services (ISSFS) Center in UC 2160.
    • Bring any outstanding documents requested previously, including visa, passport, official bank statements adn I-20.
  • Within 10 days of changing your address:

At all times during F-1 status:

While authorized for Optional Practical Training:

  • Report within 10 days changes to your residential address to ISSFS by sending an email to
  • Report initial employment or changes of employment.
    • Notify ISSFS within 10 days of the change by email to ISSFS will update SEVIS.
  • For F-1 students on 17-month OPT extension, you are required to report every 6 months:
    • Name and address of employer
    • Your title
    • Your personal address

For more information about any F-1 reporting requirement, please contact the international student advisor.