Immigration

F-1 REGULATIONS

  • Maintain your F-1 Visa Status

As an F-1 status student admitted to the United States you must meet certain obligations set by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS).

  • Have a valid passport at all times.
  • Attend the school you are authorized to attend on your I-20.
  • Carry a full course of study with a minimum of 12 units per semester (Fall and Spring).
  • Maintain a 2.0 grade point average or better. Failure to do so may put me on academic probation and/or potentially out of legal F1 immigration status.
  • Limit employment, both on campus and off, to a total of 20 hours per week while school is in session.
  • Refrain from off-campus employment without written authorization from USCIS or the school.
  • Report a change of residence within 10 days of the change.
  • An F-1 status student may not take more than one on-line class per semester.