Pre-Arrival Checklist - Students who may find the Pre-Arrival page a bit confusing can look at our comprehensive pre-arrival checklist to see that they have what they need prior to departure.
F-1 Student Job Offer - Students with an F-1 Visa must ask their potential on-campus employer to fill this out in order to obtain a Social Security Number.
J-1 Student Employment Letter - J-1 students who have obtained a hiring form for an on-campus job must also prepare this letter with the appropriate information where marked.
F-1 Transfer Out - F-1 International students transferring from UMD to another school must fill this form out.
Family Visit Support Letter - Students whose parents or family would like to visit them in America need a letter of support for a visitor's visa application. Please fill in your information and return to the International Student and Scholar Center so we may prepare a letter.
Graduation Visit Support Letter - Students who are graduating commonly request this support letter for family members to use in applying for a visitor's visa to enter the country. Please fill in your information and return to the International Student and Scholar Center so we may prepare a letter.
Change of Address - Students and scholars who change address at any time in the U.S. must inform the International Student and Scholar Center as soon as possible using this form so we may report the change to SEVIS, as required.
Program Extension Request - Students who are applying for program extension, reinstatement, returning from a leave of absence, or are adding a dependent must use this form. A Declaration of Finances form is also required - see below.
Declaration of Finances - Please be sure to complete and submit a Declaration of Finances when requesting a Program Extension.
Reduced Course Load - If you need approval for a reduced course load, your advisor should complete this form and you should bring it to the International Student and Scholar Center for review and approval.
F-1 and J-1 Acknowledgement of Requirements - This form lists important requirements for keeping your F-1 or J-1 visa in good standing.
ISSC Support Letter for Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) - This letter can be used to apply for a U.S. driver's license if you are not eligible for a Social Security number.