F-1 Visa Category

UAF Departments may host Students in the F-1 Visa Category

International student information for students in F-1 status:

The information provided is for the benefit of Academic Advisors and other staff members at UAF to help them understand some of the regulations surrounding an F-1 student's legal status in the United States.  If you have any questions about the requirements outlined here, please contact  Carol Holz.  Click on any of the topics below to expand text on the subject.

Admission requirements


Graduate Student Funding

English Proficiency


Enrollment Institution

Enrollment Status

Full Time Status

Change of major or program

Program Extension



Program Dismissal

Program Completion

Grace period following program completion


Special Note - Social Security Numbers

Special Notes for Graduate Students -

Satisfactory Progress

Program Completion

T.A./R.A. Employment

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