Quick Access to Immigration-Related Links

Fall 2020 New, Transfer, and Change of Educational Level International Student Reporting Form
International students beginning a new program of study at UM or deferring  admission for a future semester are required to complete this form no later than August 30, 2020.

Information provided will be used by ISSS to report your arrival and enrollment at UM to SEVIS. For students who are not in the U.S., information entered will provide guidance on Form I-20 or DS-2019 issuance for your arrival to the U.S. for a future semester.

Online Immigration Session
New students: Click on www.miami.edu/immigrationsession to complete the mandatory session. To successfully complete the Online Immigration Session, you must correctly answer all of the questions. (Video only viewable on Chrome, Explorer, and Firefox)

Online Employment Sessions
Click on the links below to learn about practical training. Completion of the sessions is mandatory prior to applying for practical training authorization. To successfully complete the sessions, you must correctly answer all of the questions. (Video only viewable on Chrome, Explorer, and Firefox)

Curricular Practical Training (CPT) - www.miami.edu/cpt

Optional Practical Training (OPT) - www.miami.edu/opt 

Curricular Practical Training (CPT) - click to apply
Click here for information on curricular practical training.

Optional Practical Training (OPT) - click to apply
Click here for information on off-campus work authorization before or after you complete your studies.

Program Extension - click to apply
Click for information about extending your F-1 stay (I-20) or J-1 stay (DS-2019). If you are unable to complete your program within the time indicated on your I-20 or DS-2019.