F-1 International Students
Office of International Programs (OIP) provide advising on F-1 visa regulations, employment workshops, and new students welcome event assist F-1 international students in achieving their personal, professional, and academic goals. Our website is designed to answer the most-commonly asked questions we receive from international students. Students are encouraged to seek in-person advising during our drop-in hours whenever necessary.
Get Advising on F-1 Matters
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You can speak to an F-1 international student advisor during the Drop-In advising hours(No appointment needed):
Monday to Friday: 2PM to 4PM
Documents Pick-Up Hours/General Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00AM to 5:00PM.
Email: email@example.com or call 415.338.1293 between Monday to Friday, 8:00AM to 5:00PM.
The response time is 1-2 business days (not including weekends or university closure). Please provide your full name and SF State Student student ID number (if you have one) in your inqury.
The F-1 international student advisors provide advising on issues related to F-1 student visa status.
News from F-1 Student Services
Welcome new Fall 2019 international students! We are looking forward to see you on August 20, 2019!
Important Dates and F-1 Deadlines
August 26, 2019
First day of Fall 2019 semester
September 16, 2019 by 4PM
Deadline to receive Transfer-In I-20 for new Fall 2019 F-1 international students
Deadline to submit the following request to OIP:
- Reduced Course Load (RCL) due to Completion of Study
- Full-Time Equivalency
- Leave of Absence Form
- Transfer Out Form (Transfer I-20 to another school)