Student Immigration

F-1 Student Forms

Estimated Expenses

Estimated expenses for attending CSU for the current year.

Immigration Document Request Form

To request an I-20 or DS-2019 please fill out the document above.

F-1 Transfer Clearance Form

To complete your transfer from another university to CSU.

Family Immigration Documents Request Form

Complete this form for all dependents that you wish to join you in the United States.

Reduced Credit Load Form for Academic Exception

To request a course load reduction below full-time for academic reasons.

  • Click here for instructions, tips, and a preview of the form for F-1 students.
  • Click here for instructions, tips, and a preview of the form for academic advisors.

Reduced Credit Load Form for Medical Exception

To request a course load reduction below full-time for medical reasons.

F-1 or J-1 Student Program Extension Request Form

To request an extension of your current program

  • Click here for instructions and tips for students.
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Change of Education Level

If you are an international student on an F-1 visa and you intend to change your level of education, you will need to request a new I-20 to reflect your new program.

  • Click here for instructions, tips, and a preview of the form.

Concurrent Enrollment Form

To request permission to register for classes at another university while attending CSU.

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F-1 Curricular Practical Training Form

To request Curricular Practical Training (CPT) authorization.

  • Click here for instructions and tips for students.
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F-1 Optional Practical Training Form

To request F-1 Optional Practical Training (OPT) authorization.

  • Click here for instructions and tips for students.
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F-1 STEM Optional Practical Training Form

To request an extension of Optional Practical Training.

OPT Reporting Form

OPT employment and current physical address reporting form.

Social Security Number Request Form

To request a Social Security Number.

Driver’s License Information

More information on how to get a Colorado Driver’s License.

Invitation Letter for Family Member

The International Student & Scholar Services office at Colorado State University does not provide invitation letters. However, ISSS has provided helpful information and a letter template for you to invite an immediate family member to visit the U.S.

Good Standing Letter Request

To request a letter indicating student status in Good Standing.

Departure Form

Prior to departing CSU please fill out a Departure Form.

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Change of Status Form – F-1 Students

To change from a non-immigrant visa to F-1 student status.

Reinstatement Checklist

Going Home Checklist

A list of things to do prior to departure from CSU.

Service Fee Schedule for Regularly Enrolled Sponsored Foreign Students

International students or agencies sponsoring students receiving special administrative services fee information

An Overview of CPT, OPT, and H-1B

An overview of work or training options for international students and scholars.

F-1 Orientation

Information covered during the F-1 immigration session of international student orientation.

Out of Country Request Form

To request authorization for your immigration record to be kept active while you conduct graduate/doctoral research abroad, or while you participate in a CSU Education Abroad program.

  • Click here for instructions and tips for students.
  • Click here for instructions and tips for academic advisors.

J-1 Student Forms

J-1 Academic Training Form

Request for Academic Training Authorization

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J-1 Academic Training Evaluation Form

Final evaluation for J-1 students who are completing a segment of approved Academic Training.

J-1 Transfer Clearance Form

To complete your transfer from another university in to CSU.

J-2 Dependent Employment Authorization Form

Information about how to apply for employment authorization on a J-2 visa.

Departure Form

Prior to departing CSU please fill out a Departure Form.

  • Click here for instructions, tips, and a preview of the form.

Estimated Expenses

Estimated expenses for attending CSU for the current year.

F-1 or J-1 Student Program Extension Request Form

To request an extension of your current program.

  • Click here for instructions and tips for students.
  • Click here for instructions and tips for academic advisors.

Family Immigration Documents Request Form

Complete this form for all dependents that you wish to join you in the United States.

Reduced Credit Load Form for Academic Exception

To request a course load reduction below full-time for academic reasons.

  • Click here for instructions, tips, and a preview of the form for J-1 students.
  • Click here for instructions, tips, and a preview of the form for academic advisors.

Reduced Credit Load Form for Medical Exception

To request a course load reduction below full-time for medical reasons.

Good Standing Letter Request

To request a letter indicating student status in Good Standing.

Going Home Checklist

A list of things to do prior to departure from CSU.

Immigration Document Request Form

To request an I-20 or DS2019 please fill out the document below.

Family Invitation Letter Request

The International Student & Scholar Services office at Colorado State University does not provide invitation letters. However, ISSS has provided helpful information and a letter template for you to invite an immediate family member to visit the U.S.

Service Fee Schedule for Regularly Enrolled Sponsored Foreign Students

International students or agencies sponsoring students receiving special administrative services fee information.

Social Security Number Request Form

To request a Social Security Number.

Driver’s License Information

More information on how to get a Colorado Driver’s License.

Out of Country Request Form

To request authorization for your immigration record to be kept active while you conduct graduate/doctoral research abroad, or while you participate in a CSU Education Abroad program.

  • Click here for instructions and tips for students.
  • Click here for instructions and tips for academic advisors.

J-1 Student Family Health Insurance Compliance Form

J-1 students must submit this report of the health insurance information for any J-2 dependents who are accompanying them in the United States.