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Office of International Programs

F-1 Transfer Students

F-1 transfer students are those who:

  • Have been admitted to UT Tyler,
  • Are currently in the US maintaining F-1 status, and
  • Plan to transfer their SEVIS I-20 record to UT Tyler.

How can I Obtain a UT Tyler Form I-20?

F-1 transfer students must submit the following documents:

  • Financial Affidavit for F-1 Students,                   
  • Financial support documents,
  • Copies of passport, I-94, visa, and current I-20, and
  • A UT Tyler SEVIS Transfer Request form, completed by the student's current international student advisor.

Documents should be submitted prior to the first day of classes and may be submitted:

  • In person – Submit to the ISSFS Office
    • University Center (UC) 2160, University of Texas at Tyler campus
  • By mail – Use the following mailing address:
    • International Student, Scholar and Faculty Services Center
      The University of Texas at Tyler                        
      3900 University Blvd., UC 2160
      Tyler, TX 75799
  • By email

How do I Transfer my SEVIS I-20 Record to UT Tyler?

F-1 transfer students must ensure that their SEVIS I-20 record is transferred to UT Tyler.

  • Students should contact an international student advisor at the institution currently holding their SEVIS I-20 record to request a transfer of the record to UT Tyler.
  • The SEVIS I-20 record must be released to The University of Texas at Tyler, school code: DAL214F00503000                      .

UT Tyler Form I-20 Pick-Up

F-1 transfer students should sign and pick up their UT Tyler Form I-20 for continued attendance in the International Student, Scholar and Faculty Services office no later than the semester Census Date.