Immigration Regulations

Below is a list of important immigration regulations regarding F-1 and J-1 students.  The information provided is not a complete list of immigration regulations.  At all time students are responsible for their own immigration status and must inform the office of International Programs of any updates or concerns regarding their status.  Students must check their TTU email accounts for important updates regarding immigration information or updates to the below information.

Orientation Documents                   

                              Orientation Welcome Packet / Orientation Information Sheet 2013-2014


Maintaining Status

                            Documents:           Immigration Documents and US Address

SEVIS Address Change Form:

Extension Procedures of I-20 or DS-2019:     Information

Full Course of Study Requirements:       Information

Change of Status:            Regulations and Checklist

Correction of Status and Reinstatement        (Pending)


Employment and Social Security Cards:  Information 

Curricular Practical Training-CPT:           Regulations and Procedures        

Academic Training (J-1 Students):           Regulations and Procedures

           Recommendation Form

Optional Practical Training (F-1 Students):

Pre- and Post Completion:              Information


 Recommendation Form

 Form I-765 Instructions

 Form I-765 example

 Photo Guidelines

STEM Extension OPT:                     Regulations and Checklist

  Student Verify Form  

  Employer Verify Form

Cap-Gap Extension:                           Information


Vacation and Travel:                Information 

Authorized Early Withdrawal   (Pending)

Transfer      (Pending)

End of Program

End of Program:                      Information