Current International Students

Maintaining Student Status

Understanding F-1 status and complying with federal regulations are the responsibility of the international student. 

Refer to the F-1 Status and Maintaining Status document to read about: 

  • Status Validity
  • I-94 Record
  • Passport
  • Duration of Status
  • Visa
  • Health Insurance
  • Travel
  • Social Security Number
  • End of Program
  • Maintaining Your Status
  • F-1 Employment Options

Should you need guidance and have questions about your F-1 status and/or F-1 regulations, please contact


Always keep any I-20 you ever receive in your lifetime, because this document helps to show that you legally maintained your F-1 status.