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
Change of Status
- Off Campus Employment - Curricular Practical Training (CPT) and Optional Practical Training (OPT)
Change of Education Level
Reduce Your Course Load
- Travel to Canada, Mexico or the Caribbean and Re-Entry to the U.S.
- Travel Alerts - Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI)