Forms & Handouts

Forms are categorized by type below. Please bring completed forms to the Office of International Student Services in the Welcome Center, first floor. You may also submit your completed forms via email to iss@marshall.edu.

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

Check-in & Arrival Forms
Employment Forms
Request Forms
Transferring SEVIS Record
Forms for Changes to Program
Financial Information Forms
Informational Handouts


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: 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: 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


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)


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


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


If I want information about: Current financial support amounts I should review this handout: Financial Support Chart 2018 – 2019
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