F-1 International Students
Office of International Programs provide F-1 student advising , workshops, and orientations to F-1 International students to assist them 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.
News from F-1 Student Services
Applying for OPT
Important OPT application dates for Spring 2017 graduates are now available at Optional Practical Training (OPT).
Fall 2017 New International Students
Welcome to SF State! We are looking forward to seeing you in August 2017. Please arrive San Francisco by August 11, 2017 and attend the International Student Orientation.
See Fall 2017 New International Students for more details.
Friday, February 10, 2017
Deadline to submit the following request to OIP:
- Reduced Course Load (RCL) due to Completion or Thesis,
- Leave of Absence Form
- Transfer Out Form (I-20 and SEVIS Record Transfer)
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
10AM to 12PM and 2PM to 4PM
General office hours (for submitting request or documents pick-up): Monday to Friday, 8AM to 5PM