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Forms for International Students

Note: All of the following forms are in PDF format, and to view them you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or above.  (Download Adobe Acrobat Reader, if needed.)

Please print forms , complete the required information, and submit completed forms to the International Student Center. Emailed copies are not accepted.  Note that these forms can be printed but cannot be saved.

  • Application for Reduced Course Load (ARCL)
    All international students must maintain a full course load each semester, with some exceptions. Use this form to apply to the ISC for a reduced course load by Friday of the second week of classes.

  • Curricular Practical Training (CPT) Record Form
    When applying for CPT, you are required to fill out a CPT Record Form. Your graduate advisor should fill out the second section and sign it. Please bring this form along with your job offer letter to the ISC during Wed. walk-in hours or during an appointment to apply for CPT.

  • Optional Practical Training (OPT) Record Form
    To apply for OPT, you are required to attend an OPT Application Workshop, which are held regularly. You will be provided with this form at the meeting and you will fill it out there.  
  • OPT STEM Extension Guide
    When applying for your OPT STEM Extension, please carefully read through this guide and submit the requied documents to the ISC. 
  • Transfer Out Form
    Students transferring to another institution must complete this form. Allow a minimum of 3 days for processing.

  • Release of Information
    International sponsored students must complete and submit this form before they can get help from the  ISC Sponsored Student Coordinator.

  • F-1 Petition to Approve Alternate Health Insurance Policy 
    The ISC requires students to have a current health insurance policy that meets specific  requirements. Use this form to provide evidence that your policy meets these requirements and to request that it be approved by the ISC.

  • J-1 Petition to Approve Alternate Health Insurance Policy
    The ISC requires students to have a current health insurance policy that meets specific  requirements. Use this form to provide evidence that your policy meets these requirements and to request that it be approved by the ISC.

  • ISC Application for Employment
    Apply to work in the International Student Center. Positions are available only to international undergraduate students or students eligible for Federal Work Study.

  • ISC Mentor Program
    We are always looking for experienced SDSU student mentors who are passionate about motivating and empowering other students to be successful.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT CENTER
 Tel: (619) 594-1982  |  Fax: 619-594-1973  |  Email: isc.reception@sdsu.edu