Forms & Handouts

Forms are categorized by type below. You may submit any questions you have about these forms via email to iss@marshall.edu.

Please allow up to 3 – 5 business days for processing requests.


Check-in & Arrival Forms

If I want to: Submit my arrival plans to the Office of International Student Services I need to submit this form: Arrival Survey
If I want to: Report my arrival to Marshall University as a new student or returning I need to submit this form: Check-in Form
If I want to: Request a late arrival to campus I need to submit this form: Request for a Late Arrival Letter

Employment Forms

If I want to: Provide evidence of my status for a social security number in order to begin working on campus I need to submit this form: Verification of Status Request (SSN)
If I want to: Apply for off-campus work authorization and am not enrolled in an internship or practicum class I need to submit this form: Optional Practical Training Application
If I want to: Apply for off-campus work authorization and am enrolled in an internship or practicum class I need to submit this form: Curricular Practical Training Application
If I want to: Inform the Office of International Student Services that I have begun working or changed employers while on OPT I need to submit this form: Report OPT Employment
If I want to: Receive assistance accessing my SEVP Portal because I am unable to log-in I need to submit this form: SEVP Portal Link Request

Request Forms

If I want to: Report a change of address or name change to ISS I need to submit this form: Request to Update Personal Information
If I want to: Travel outside of the US I need to submit this form: Request for a Travel Signature
If I want to: Invite friends or family to visit me I need to submit this form: Request for Invitation Letter
If I want to: Provide evidence of my status for a driver’s license, bank request, or embassy visit I need to submit this form: Verification of Status Request (DMV, Bank, Embassy)
If I want to: Bring my spouse and/or children to the US on  my SEVIS record I need to submit this form: Request to Add F-2 and J-2 Dependents
If I want to: Get a new I-20 or DS-2019 because mine has been lost, stolen, damaged, or employment information has changed I need to submit this form: Request for a Replacement I-20 or DS-2019
If I want to: Receive a new initial I-20 to re-enter the US after a temporary leave of absence I need to submit this form: Returning Student I-20 Request Form

Transferring SEVIS Record

If I want to: Transfer from Marshall to another school or university I need to submit this form: Request to Transfer F-1 SEVIS Record (Transfer Out)
If I want to: Transfer to Marshall University from a different school or university that I am currently attending I need to submit this form: Request to Transfer F-1 SEVIS Record (Transfer In)

Forms for Changes to Program

If I want to: Drop below a full course of study for unexpected medical or academic reasons I need to submit this form: Request for a Reduced Course Load
If I want to: Extend my I-20 program end date due to additional time needed to complete my program I need to submit this form: Program Extension Form
If I want to: Inform the Office of International Student Services that I am departing the United States permanently or will be suspending my studies and departing the US for an extended period of time I need to submit this form: Notice of Departure or Leave of Absence

Financial Information Forms

If I want to: Submit financial support for one of the following reasons: Admissions application, program extension, adding dependents, INTO to MU Matriculation, AE to Pathway progression, regaining status, or returning student I-20 request I need to submit this form: Financial Certification Form
If I want to: Submit evidence of my financial sponsorship by a friend or family member I need to submit this form: Affidavit of Support

Informational Handouts

If I want information about: Current financial amounts I should review this handout: Proof of Financial Support Information 2019-2020
If I want information about: Getting a driver’s license I should review this handout: DMV Information
If I want information about: Getting a Social Security Number for working on campus I should review this handout: SSN Information
If I want information about: Reinstatement to F-1 Student status I should review this handout: Regaining F-1 Student Status
If I want information about: Traveling and apply for an H visa I should review this handout: Traveling and Applying For An H Entry Visa
If I want information about: Traveling when my F-1 student visa is expired I should review this handout: Traveling With an Expired Visa
If I want information about: Eligibility to reenter the US after traveling abroad I should review this handout: Travel and Reentry to the United States
If I want information about: Transferring my SEVIS record to a different school I should review this handout: Transfer Out Information
If I want information about: General visa information I should review this handout: Visa Information
If I want information about: The I-901 SEVIS Fee I should review this handout: I-901 SEVIS Fee Information