Student Forms

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Overview

All student forms are located in iGlobal

Processing times:

  • Four (4) weeks for an initial I-20 or DS-2019 for a newly admitted freshman or transfer students

  • Two (2) weeks for all other requests

The SISS student team will do their best to process your request in a timely manner. However, submitting your request inside the processing time may result in a benefit denial. 

Students requesting an I-20 or DS-2019 form to apply for a student visa should also read Getting Your Student Visa. If you have any questions regarding the use of request forms, please contact SISS (530-752-0864 or siss@ucdavis.edu).

  • Forms related to: Academics, Travel, Financial, Immigration
  • Name of Form Description Revised Download
    Adding Dependents All students use this form to notify SISS of the need to issue documents for their F-2/J-2 dependents. 1, 2   03/2017 iGlobal
    Change of Address for F-1 students F-1 students use this form to report a change in the address.  This cannot be a campus department address or PO Box.  It must be where the student is physically living.  New addresses must be reported within 10 days. 10/2016 iGlobal
    Change of Address for J-1 students J-1 students use this form to report a change in the address.  This cannot be a campus department address or PO Box.  It must be where the student is physically living.  New addresses must be reported within 10 days. 10/2016 iGlobal
    Change of Degree Level All students must use this form to notify SISS of a change of degree level (i.e. moving from a Bachelor to Master, Master to Doctoral, or Doctoral to Masters) and receive a new I-20/DS-2019. 1, 2 06/2017 iGlobal
    Change of Major All students use this form to notify SISS of a change of major and receive a new I-20/DS-2019. 1, 2 03/2017 iGlobal
    Education Verification  If you are renewing your F-1 or J-1 visa, or otherwise need a letter to confirm your student status or your enrollment status, you should submit a Request for Education Verification from the Office of the Registrar
    *If you are a graduate student in Filing Fee status, you will need to contact the appropriate Student Affairs Officer at the Office of Graduate Studies before you can request a Letter of Certification.
    12/2017 Education Verification 
    Reduced Courseload (RCL) Form for Graduate Students All graduate students use this form request authorization for a reduced courseload for immigration purposes. 1, 2  Student fees are adjusted through completion of the Registrar’s Part Time Status form. 02/2017 iGlobal
    Reduced Courseload (RCL) Form for Undergraduate Students All undergraduate students use this form request authorization for a reduced coarseload (taking less than 12 credit hours) for immigration purposes. 1, 2  Student fees are adjusted through completion of the Registrar’s Part Time Status form. 02/2017 iGlobal
    Financial Information Update All students use this form to update their financial information or funding source. 1, 2  03/2017 iGlobal
    Program Extension Form All students use this form to request an extension of their academic program and receive a new I-20/DS-2019. The Extension Calculator can be used to determine the amount required. 03/2017 iGlobal
    Replacement of I-20/DS-2019 All students use this form to replace an I-20/DS-2019.  02/2017 iGlobal
    Tax Support Services General information on tax resources and services for all international students. 02/2014 Tax Support Services
    Transfer Out

    Students use this form to request a SEVIS transfer to attend a different school.

    03/2016

    iGlobal

    Travel Advisory General information about travelling and renewing the U.S. visa 03/2013

    Travel Advisory

    1. Please allow 10 working days for SISS to process a complete form and issue a new I-20/DS-2019.
    2. Mailing options for delivery of I-20/DS-2019 document

     

  • Forms for F-1 Employment
  • Name of Form Description Revised Download
    F-1 CPT Application F-1 students use this form to request authorization for CPT (Curricular Practical Training). 1 03/2017 iGlobal
    F-1 CPT Calculator F-1 students use this calculator to determine total days of full-time CPT (Curricular Practical Training). 04/2016 CPT Calculator
    F-1 OPT Application F-1 students use this form to request a recommendation for OPT (Optional Practical Training). 2 02/2017 iGlobal
    F-1 24-mo OPT STEM Extension Application F-1students in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) use this form to request a recommendation to extend their OPT (Optional Practical Training) authorization up to 24 months. 2 04/2016 iGlobal
    I-765 Form for USCIS F-1 students use this form to apply to US Customs and Immigration (USCIS) for OPT or an OPT STEM Extension. 04/2013 USCIS Form I-765 & Instructions
    I-983 Form Use the I-983 Training Plan to apply for or adjust a STEM OPT Extension 04/2016 I-983 Form
    Handout for Employers Students can give this handout to potential employers to help educate them about hiring international students. 01/2014 Hiring International Students
    Internship Programs Under the Fair Labor Standards Act General information to help determine whether interns must be paid the minimum wage and overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act for the services that they provide for "for-profit" private sector employers. 04/2014 Internship Programs Under the Fair Labor Standards Act
    List of STEM Fields Students can refer to this list to determine their eligibility for a STEM extension. 08/2013 STEM List
    OPT Reporting F-1 students use this form to update any changes to their address or employment. 02/2017 iGlobal
    OPT Timeline Calculator F-1 students use this Excel calculator to customize a timeline for applying for OPT. 10/2015 OPT Timeline Calculator
    1. Allow 10 working days for SISS to process a complete CPT application and issue a new I-20.
    2. Allow 10 working days for SISS to process a complete application and issue a new I-20. Allow 90 days for USCIS to process the OPT request.
  • Forms for J-1 Employment
  • Name of Form Description Revised Download
    J-1 Academic Training Application Form J-1 students use this form to apply for J-1 Academic Training. 1 03/2017 iGlobal
    J-1 Academic Training Calculator J-1 students use this form to track days of Academic Training eligibility. 04/2016 J-1 Academic Training Calculator
    J-1 On Campus Employment Application Form J-1 students use this form to request work permission for On Campus Employment. 03/2017 iGlobal
    1. Allow 10 working days for SISS to complete the authorization.

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