To maintain your F-1 status, you must
You must have official permission from an ISSS advisor to
Any of the following will cause internationals to be in violation of their nonimmigrant status. Exercise great care to ensure that none of these happen to you.
It is your responsibility to know the rules that affect your status. Please contact ISSS if you need more information. You may also need to contact the institution that helped you attain your status. The U.S. government will hold you accountable for knowing the rules, understanding them, and following them. ISSS can help by making the information available to you through this website and through publications, but only you can educate yourself about the regulations and seek advice as needed. Help us to help you. If at any time you are unsure about the rules, ask questions and keep asking until you understand your rights and responsibilities. ISSS is here to help.
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