Important Information for Current International Students Breadcrumb Enrollment Management and Student Affairs Center for Global Education International Student and Scholar Services Current Students Section Menu Enrollment Management and Student Affairs Skip Sidebar International Student and Scholar Services Events Prospective Students Cost of Attendance and Proof of Funding for Graduate Students Cost of Attendance and Proof of Funding for Undergraduate Students Academic Documentation Requirements for International Graduate Applicants New Students Current Students Academics Employment Miscellaneous SUSI Exchange Students and Visiting Scholars Forms Resources Get Involved Be a Part of the Go Global Themed Living Community Become an International Orientation Leader Events Global Citizenship Cohort International Buddy Program International Student Leadership Council (ISCL) Podcast Series International Education Week Student Testimonials Global Zone Faculty and Staff International Mocs Ambassador Program (i-MAP) Scholarships International Freshman Student Scholarships UTC Global Response Assistantship New Semester Check-In Form for International Students (F-1 and J-1) UTC media As an F-1 visa student, you are required to see an international student advisor/Designated School Official (DSO) in certain situations. Examples include, but are not limited to: If you want to drop below full-time If you change your major or minor If you change degree level If your program dates change (if you need an extension or graduate early) If you want to take a break from school or take a leave of absence If you travel outside the U.S. If you want to transfer to a new school If your address changes If you need to add dependents If you experience significant change in financial support If your immigration status changes If you want to work on- or off-campus (CPT/OPT) If you need support with cultural adjustment Refer to the sections below for more information. Academics Read more about change of major, reduced course load, I-20 extensions, etc. Employment Read more about OPT, CPT, Social Security numbers, graduate assistantships, etc. Miscellaneous Read more about health insurance, travel signatures, change of address, etc.