International Graduate Student Services
Maintaining Your Student Status
Maintaining Legal Status
Read about your responsibilities for maintaining your status while in the U.S.
Health Insurance Requirements
Guidelines for purchasing health insurance that meets Virginia Tech's requirements.
Financial Requirements and General Instructions for Immigration Form Issuance
Read about financial and document requirements for issuance of an I-20 or DS-2019 form.
Requesting an Extension of Stay
Procedures and forms. For F1 students. For J1 students.
Change of Visa Status
Process and documents required for requesting a change of visa status for non-immigrant students.
Procedures for students who violate their immigration statuses and wish to appeal for reinstatement.
J1 Two-Year Home Residency Requirement
Explains requirements for home residency following J1 study in the US.
Learn how to transfer to Virginia Tech or transfer from Virginia Tech to another institution.