Active Students

International Student and Scholar Services are here to help you maintain your immigration status; however, it is ultimately up to you to make sure you are meeting all of your immigration requirements. If you have questions about your status, please come to Open Advising to speak with an immigration advisor.

Your immigration requirements include:

  • Being enrolled full time for Fall and Spring semesters
    • Continuing students are allowed to be enrolled in courses during the summer, however, this is not a requirement
  • Updating your contact information via RamWeb including phone number, email, and address changes
  • Following the rules for student employment
  • Keeping your I-20 or DS-2019 updated
  • Making normal progress toward your degree completion
  • Ensuring your passport is valid
  • Having a valid travel signature when traveling internationally
  • Following the rules of grace periods after program completion
  • Filing U.S. taxes