School Transfer

If you are in lawful F-1 status and are completing or leaving your current program with confirmed arrangements to continue your studies in the U.S. at a different institution in the next academic semester, you must complete the F-1 transfer process. The transfer procedure is initiated by the school you are currently attending and is completed through SEVIS by the new school.

F-1 Transfer Eligibility

  • Student must be maintaining legal F-1 status
  • Must notify current school of intention to transfer within 60 days of completion
  • New program start date must be within 5 months of the current program end date


Transfer Instructions