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Change of Status

Request I-20 for Change of Status to F-1

  Request an I-20 for change of status to F-1 (via iHawk)

Change of Status Informational Handouts

   Change of Status from B1 to F1
   Change of Status from B2 to F1
   Change of Status from E2 to F1
   Change of Status from F1 to F2
   Change of Status from F2 to F1
   Change of Status from H1B to F1
   Change of Status from H4 to F1
   Change of Status from J1 to F1

If you don't see the change of status category you are looking for, please contact ISS. We have many more handouts available.


Immigration Advising Hours

ISS is open 8:00am - 5:00pm Monday - Friday. 

Walk-in hours:
1:30pm-4:00pm Monday-Friday

Appointment hours:
9:00am-11:30am Tuesday-Friday
 
Walk-in vs. Appointment
Appointments are for matters ≥ 15 minutes.
Walk-in advising is for matters ≤ 15 minutes.
Walk-ins are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Walk-ins: Withdrawal from KU, concurrent enrollment, curricular practical training*, dependents, duplicate I-20 or DS-2019, extension for I-20*, financial update, J-1 on-campus work permit, reduced course load, social security number, transferring out, and any general questions.
 
Appointments: J-1 academic training, change of status, economic hardship, curricular practical training*, optional practical training, OPT STEM extension, reinstatement, and extension for I-20* or DS-2019.
 
*can be conducted during walk-in or by appointment.
 
 


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