ISSS Orientation 2014 An overview of F-1 & J-1 student immigration documents, how to maintain status, on- and off- campus work, and other international student issues. International Student & Scholar Services. Staff Doris Clausen, Director ( firstname.lastname@example.org )
International Student & Scholar Services
Doris Clausen, Director (email@example.com)
Elizabeth Gill, Associate Director (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Caitlin Ross Chavarria, Advisor (email@example.com)
Trinh Nguyen, Coordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Location & Office Hours
Howe Center, 5th Floor
Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 5 PM
Open office hours: Tues. and Thurs,
You must have checked in with our offices during the check-in session today OR in our office before today. For anyone who missed check-in (tell your friends!), you must check in at our offices on the 5th floor of the Howe Center no later than August 25, 2014!
Immigration Who’s Who
Maintaining Immigration Documents
Any document that changes must be photocopied for ISSS files.
You should carry copies of your immigration documents or the originals with you at all times!
Maintaining Status: Full Course of Study
Full Course of Study (cont’d)
Reduced Course Load
Changes to the I-20/DS-2019/SEVIS Record
Leave of Absence & School Transfer
Leaves of absence and school transfers have specific deadlines and procedures in the SEVIS system. If you need to take a leave or wish to transfer to another school, please contact ISSS before moving forward with either of these processes so that we can properly assist you.
Program End Date
Program End Date (cont’d)
Violations of Status
Please see our “Deadline Overview” handout here
for a helpful guide to the
various timelines you must follow in order to maintain
your F-1/J-1 status!: http://www.stevens.edu/sit/isss/forms
Helpful Resources & Best Wishes