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Your SEVIS I-20, passport, and entry visa are important legal documents.
Immigration regulations require you to complete a full course of study every term.
You may request a reduced course load if you meet certain immigration regulations.
You are required to update your U.S. address on MyU within 10 days of moving.
You must comply with visa regulations, or you may lose your legal status.
Certain F-1 requirements can be suspended for students from a country experiencing severe hardship.
A program extension is required if you are unable to complete your degree requirements by the date on your I-20.
You will need to transfer your visa if you decide to transfer schools.
You must complete certain requirements if you return to UMN after a leave of absence.
ISSS strongly recommends individuals consult an ISSS advisor if you wish to change between F-1 and F-2 status.
The University is required to notify SEVIS when a student is no longer enrolled.
ISSS is a unit of the Global Programs and Strategy Alliance, the central international office for the University of Minnesota system.
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