Current F1 Students
Maintaining Your F1 Status
The U.S. federal government considers you to be in valid F-1 status if you fulfill all of the conditions of your F-1 visa. For more information on regulations and maintaining status »
ESL Attendance Policy
Coming to class is very important! Please be aware of the ESLP attendance policy:
Students must attend classes and be on time. Students cannot be absent more than 4 times from one class or more than 12 times total for the entire semester.
- OIP Update Form
Students must notify OIP within ten (10) days of any change to your physical address or contact information. This is a requirement of the U.S. Government.
- F-2 Dependent Application
If your spouse and or child(ren) will accompany you to the United States, please complete the F-2 Dependent Application for each individual. The link above consists of the instructions, as well as the application. Please return this application to our office by mail, fax or email.
- Part-Time Enrollment Form
In order to maintain your status as an F-1 Visa Student, you must be enrolled at Seton Hall University as a full time student. If you must become a part time student under unforeseen circumstances, please complete this form for part-time enrollment consideration.
- Program Extension
This form is required for all international students who plan to extend their program of study at Seton Hall University. Bring this form to your academic advisor for review of your request to extend. Once complete, please submit this form and supporting financial documents to the Office of International Programs at least 15 days before your program end-date listed on the I-20 or DS-2019. This is not for ESL Students. ESL Students should make an appointment with the Office of International Programs.
- Procedures for Applying to OPT
The attached packet is required for International Students to apply for their Optional Practical Training. Please print this out and return it to the Office of International Programs when you fill it out.
- Letter Request Form
This form is required for current students to request letters from the OIP. These letters include Graduation Invitation letters, Driver's License letters, and Address Verification for on-campus students.
- CPT Application
All off-campus training opportunities must be authorized for F1 students. This packet allows students to request authorization to take on internships, clinicals, research etc.