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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 FormDescriptionRevisedDownload
    Adding DependentsAll students use this form to notify SISS of the need to issue documents for their F-2/J-2 dependents. 1  03/2017iGlobal
    Change of Address Students use this form to report a change of 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.5/2024iGlobal
    Change of Degree LevelAll 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. 106/2017iGlobal
    Change of MajorAll students use this form to notify SISS of a change of major and receive a new I-20/DS-2019. 103/2017iGlobal
    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.
    12/2017Education Verification 
    Reduced Courseload (RCL) FormsUse the RCL forms to request authorization for a reduced courseload for immigration purposes. 1 Student fees are adjusted through completion of the Registrar’s Part Time Status form.05/2024iGlobal
    Financial Information UpdateAll students use this form to update their financial information or funding source. 1 03/2017iGlobal
    Program Extension FormAll students use this form to request an extension of their academic program and receive a new I-20/DS-2019. 05/2024iGlobal
    Replacement of I-20/DS-2019All students use this form to replace an I-20/DS-2019. 02/2017iGlobal
    Transfer OutStudents use this form to request a SEVIS transfer to attend a different school.03/2016iGlobal
    Travel General information about traveling and renewing the U.S. visa03/2024Travel Resources

    1. Please allow 10 working days for SISS to process a complete form and issue a new I-20/DS-2019.
     

     

       
  • Forms for F-1 Employment
  • Name of FormDescriptionRevisedDownload
    F-1 CPT ApplicationF-1 students use this form to request authorization for CPT (Curricular Practical Training). 103/2017iGlobal
    F-1 CPT CalculatorF-1 students use this calculator to determine total days of full-time CPT (Curricular Practical Training).04/2016CPT Calculator
    F-1 OPT ApplicationF-1 students use this form to request a recommendation for OPT (Optional Practical Training). 202/2017iGlobal
    F-1 24-mo OPT STEM Extension ApplicationF-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. 204/2016iGlobal
    I-765 Form for USCISF-1 students use this form to apply to US Customs and Immigration (USCIS) for OPT or an OPT STEM Extension.04/2013USCIS Form I-765 & Instructions
    I-983 FormUse the I-983 Training Plan to apply for or adjust a STEM OPT Extension04/2016I-983 Form
    Handout for EmployersStudents can give this handout to potential employers to help educate them about hiring international students.01/2014Hiring International Students
    Internship Programs Under the Fair Labor Standards ActGeneral 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.04/2014Internship Programs Under the Fair Labor Standards Act
    List of STEM FieldsStudents can refer to this list to determine their eligibility for a STEM extension.08/2013STEM List
    OPT ReportingF-1 students use this form to update any changes to their address or employment.02/2017iGlobal
    1. Allow 2 weeks for SISS to process a complete CPT application and issue a new I-20.
    2. Allow 2 weeks for SISS to process a complete application and issue a new I-20. Allow at least 90 days for USCIS to process the OPT request.
       
  • Forms for J-1 Employment
  • Name of FormDescriptionRevisedDownload
    J-1 Academic Training Application FormJ-1 students use this form to apply for J-1 Academic Training. 103/2017iGlobal
    J-1 On Campus Employment Application FormJ-1 students use this form to request work permission for On Campus Employment.03/2017iGlobal
    1. Allow 10 working days for SISS to complete the authorization.