donor3

 

e-chug
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2011 JoomlaWorks Ltd.

Extension of Program

I’m an F1 student. I cannot finish my program by the end date on my I-20. What should I do?

  1. Click here for the form or go to Student Affairs (Fidel Center 2nd Floor) and apply for an extension early enough that SEVIS can be notified before the end date on your I-20. (Once that end date passes, no extension can be granted.)
  2. Make sure that you have continually maintained F1 status to this point. The two major issues are maintaining full-time enrollment and avoiding illegal employment.
  3. Provide documentation establishing that the delay in completing your program is due to compelling medical or academic reasons beyond your control. Documentation might include specific information from physicians, professors, etc.
  4. Provide a letter from your academic advisor outlining the remainder of your study program and the new expected completion date.
  5. Be prepared to discuss your financial support for the period of extension.
  6. If extension is granted, sign the new I-20.

I’m a J1 student in the same predicament. What should I do?
Follow the F1 steps exactly, but substitute “DS-2019” for “I-20.” If you are a degree-seeking student, there is no specific legal maximum time allotted for your program (although there may be an academic time limit). However, if you are a non-degree student, no extension beyond the lawful two-year maximum can be granted without specific approval from the Department of State.

Chewbacca Actor Featured During Spring Fling

Chewbacca Actor Featured During Spring Fling

SOCORRO, N.M. March 24, 2015 – This year’s Spring Fling features a series of special Comic Con type of events, culminating with appearances by four personalities from the Star Wars franchise. Most ...

Research Symposium Features 90 Projects

Research Symposium Features 90 Projects

SOCORRO, N.M. March 13, 2015 – The fourth annual Student Research Symposium at New Mexico Tech features a wide range of innovative projects, including 48 posters, 20 oral presentations and 22 three-...

Nelson Illusions: ‘Smoke & Mystery’ At Macey Center

Nelson Illusions: ‘Smoke & Mystery’ At Macey Center

SOCORRO, N.M. March 17, 2015 – Magic at its best, from a woman sawed in half to incredible death-defying stunts, will take center stage at New Mexico Tech’s Macey Center at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 27,...

Legendary Professor Dr. Cormack Passes Away

Legendary Professor Dr. Cormack Passes Away

SOCORRO, N.M. March 16, 2015 – Dr. Robert Cormack, professor of psychology, passed away Saturday, March 14, 2015, in Socorro. A service of remembrance will be held on campus later in the semester. ...

Tech Welcomes H.S. Counselors To Campus

Tech Welcomes H.S. Counselors To Campus

SOCORRO, N.M. March 12, 2015 – Counselor Day is for high school counselors and college advisors to come visit the New Mexico Tech campus Wednesday, April 8. This is the first such event that Tech ha...

Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2011 JoomlaWorks Ltd.