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Understanding Your F-1 Student Status

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  1. Understanding Your F-1 Student Status

  2. International Student Advisors • Mark Blanco: Primary Designated School Official • OPT, CPT, Transfers SEVIS I-20 & Signs I-20 for re-entry • Jenifer Jules: Designated School Official • Issues Initial I-20,Transfers SEVIS I-20 & Signs I-20 for re-entry • Linda Dalgish: Designated School Official • Signs I-20 for re-entry • John Bahr: Designated School Official • Signs I-20 for re-entry • Kathleen Hymes: Designated School Official • Signs I-20 for re-entry

  3. International Advisors Office Locations • Name Location John Bahr Liberal Studies Hall Mark Blanco Feth Hall, Registrar Lynda Dalgish Sieker Hall, 1st Floor Kathleen Hymes Feth Hall, Registrar Jen Jules Admission, Talbot House Claire Zhou Sieker Hall, 1stFloor

  4. Communication • International Advisors will communicate to you in the following ways: • Concordia Email • Clippings • https://intranet.concordia-ny.edu/ • Channel 6 on the Monitors

  5. Reporting To International Advisor • Bring copies of the following: • I-20 • Passport: F-1 visa and picture ID • I-94 – can be retrieved at the following website: • https://i94.cbp.dhs.gov/I94/request.html

  6. Maintaining your F-1 Status • You are responsible for maintaining your F-1 status • Obtain PRIOR authorization from PDSO before doing any of the following: • Drop a course • Withdraws from a course • Stop attending a course or courses that would bring you under a full course of study • Maintain full-time enrollment and normal, full-time progress toward your degree • Passport must be valid for at least 6 months into the future

  7. Maintaining your F-1 Status • -Make timely transfers of your F-1 status if you enroll at Concordia after attending another school in the United States. • -Carry a copy of your passport and • I-94 card with you at all times • -Reporting Change of Address

  8. Maintaining your F-1 Status • Once you have completed your studies and any practical training that is authorized, you must leave the U.S. or change to another immigration status within the appropriate time allowed

  9. Travel • Procedures for getting travel endorsement • Carry proof of immigration status at all times • Passport must always be current • Visa renewals

  10. Employment • Availability and procedures for obtaining on-campus employment • Procedures for obtaining a Social Security Card • Never work off-campus without authorization

  11. Banking Needs • Concordia ID • I-20 or DS-2019 • Passport and I-94 • You may be asked for a Social Security Number, but it is not necessary to open an account

  12. Always Ask Before You Act!