Rules & Regulations

It is your responsibility to understand and comply with the terms of your immigration status during your stay in the United States. A violation of the immigration regulations could jeopardize your F-1 status and legal stay in the U.S. The Designated School Officials (DSO) are here to help assist you in the navigation of the F-1 visa immigration regulations and understanding how they intersect with university policies. Below are links to the government websites with the most current F-1 visa immigration regulations.

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

United Stated Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP)

Social Security Administration (SSA)