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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:

  • Check-in at the  International Student, Scholar and Faculty Services (ISSFS) Center in UC 2160. Bring:
    • All immigration documents.
    • Financial documents, if you have not provided them previously (transfer students).
    • Local address, phone number and emergency contact information.

At all times during F-1 status:

During Optional Practical Training, report to the ISSFS within 10 days after each change:

  • Change of address.
  • Initial employment or changes of employment.
  • Employment confirmation every six months (STEM extension only)

Use the fillable OPT/STEM OPT Extension Employment Report form to update your international advisor about any employment changes.

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