J-1 Change of Degree Level

Student must gain admission into the new academic program. Note: J-1's can only progress to a higher degree (PhD to Masters is not possible). Appropriate proof of finances for the entire program must also be submitted along with the application for the new degree before a new DS-2019 for change in education level is issued. ISS strongly recommends that this process be completed early so a new DS-2019 can be issued prior to the beginning of the appropriate semester.


Immigration Advising Hours

ISS Virtual Drop-In Advising

Monday through Friday 1:30pm to 4:00pm. These virtual drop-in sessions are only for:

  • General and specific questions (for students and scholars)
  • Processing of reduced course load requests (electronically signed I-20s). 

All other processes require a virtual appointment.  To request a virtual drop-in, click the button below and provide your full name and the purpose of your “drop-in” request.

>>Virtual Drop-in Request

Advising by Virtual Appointment

Call 785-864-3617 to set up an appointment for all processes (except a reduced course load with approval on an electronic I-20).

 
 

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