Please visit the U.S. Citizenship and Services (USCIS) Web page for this information.
Lone Star College System Forms
- Lone Star College System Online Application
- F-1 International Student Application (PDF) - This is a paper form for international students; you must complete this form in addition to the online application form that all students must complete.
- F-1 Financial Responsibility Statement (PDF) - Proof of financial support must be on file with your international advisor before a SEVIS I-20 will be issued.
- Maintaining Your F-1 Status (PDF)
- Authorization to Release Records (PDF)
- F-1 International Student Transfer-In Information Form (PDF) - For F-1 students seeking to transfer from another U.S. school
Reduced Courseload Authorization
International students on a Lone Star I-20 who are seeking to volunteer with an organization regularly will need to request permission from their DSO/International Student Advisor. To do so, please complete the Volunteer Request Form
Economic Hardship - International students can apply for a work permit to work off-campus based on severe economic hardship.
Curricular Practical Training - This training is defined as alternate workstudy, internship, cooperative education, or any other type of required training/internship offered by the program of study.
Optional Practical Training - This training is intended for students to gain real employment experiences in their chosen profession for a period of 12 months at every level. It must be recommended by your DSO/International Student Advisor and approved by USCIS.
I-20 Program Extension
International students on a Lone Star I-20 who are unable to complete their degree programs by the end date on their I-20 can request a program extension. The length of time allowed for an extension is based on the recommendation of your academic advisor. A program extension is not guaranteed. Each request will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. To request an extension, please complete the I-20 Extension Request Form
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|Step 2: Apply for F-1 Visa with U.S. Government|
|Step 3: Attend Orientation|
|Step 6: Meet with an Advisor|
|Step 5: Register and Pay for Classes|
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- July 1st - Fall Semester
- November 1st - Spring Semester