F-1 Status

Guidelines for Maintaining Lawful F-1 Student Status

F-1 student status is the most common status used by international students at D'Youville College. This section of the International Student Office website is about maintaining and reinstating F-1 student status. Included is information about work and travel as it pertains to maintaining legal status. Please review each page carefully and contact us with any questions you have.

How to Maintain F-1 Status

Program Extension

Change of Status


Off-Campus Employment

Change of Education Level


Reduce Your Course Load



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  • Practical Training

    You'll get hands-on experience working for a US company or organization during practical training.
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  • Travel & Re-entry

    Learn about how your F-1 Student status and travel to Canada, Mexico or the Caribbean Islands.
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