End of Semester Reminder
If you will continue to attend SF State next semester:
Check Your I-20 Expiration Date
If your I-20 will expire at the end of the semester, you will need to apply for an I-20 extension at least SIX weeks BEFORE the expiration date.
Travel During Semester Breaks
If you will be traveling outside the U.S. while you are in F-1 status, your I-20 must be signed by an F-1 international student advisor at OIP. See Travel Information for details.
Check Your Final Grades
You must complete a full-time course load. If you received W or WU grade and have completed less than 12 (Undergraduate) or 8 (Graduate) units, please speak an F-1 international student advisor.
You are not required to be enrolled in a full-time course of study during the summer session.
Reduced Course Load (RCL) or Full-Time Equivalency (FTE)
If you are graduating next semester and have less than full-time units left for graduation. Obtain Reduced Course Load due to Completion of Study or Full-Time Equivalency (FTE) approval from OIP before the drop/add deadline. If you only need one course to finish your program of study, it cannot be an online course.
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Last updated: November 2020