Information and Reminders
Travel over the summer: If you travel outside the U.S. over the summer, please forward a copy of your electronic I-94 record when you return so that we may include it in your file. You may need all copies when applying for future immigration benefits. This applies to all travel outside the U.S.
Health Insurance Charge Waiver:
If you need an insurance waiver to avoid paying the UAF Health Insurance charge, you must bring the waiver form to our office for approval before submitting it to the Business Office. You will need to bring documentation of current insurance that includes your name, policy effective dates, and coverage for medical evacuation and repatriation of remains both to the home country. The policy needs to be comparable to the UAF student health plan. The form is available at http://www.uaf.edu/files/oip/International_Student_Health_Insurance_Waiver_enterable.pdf The form needs to be submitted to the Business Office on or before the last day of fee payment.
Graduate students receiving RAs/TAs/Fellowships will have insurance adjustments made in the Graduate School and do not need to submit the waiver for.
Final Semester: If you are registering for your final semester and you will be graduating - congratulations. If you wish to enroll less than full time, you need to receive approval before the end of late registration. Please have your academic advisor submit a request for below full time enrollment. Information is available on our website athttp://www.uaf.edu/oip/international-students-sc/information-for-f-1-stude/ (Final Semester Request for Reduced Course Load). Please note that a program extension may not be possible if you learn that this will not be your final semester, i.e., delays in defense or not passing a course.