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General Forms

Mission College Service Request Form Use this form to request family invitation letter, DMV letter, on-campus employment documents, transfer verification form, I-20 travel signature request, and any other requests.

Mission College Student Information Update Sheet Use this form to update your personal information (e.g., address, email, phone number, and emergency contact information). Please note- as an F-1 student, federal law requires that you report your current addresses for both your home country and U.S. residence within 10 days of change.

Affidavit of Support Use this in conjunction with certain requests such as I-20 extension, reapplication to a new program, etc. Refer to specific forms to see if the affidavit and bank letter is needed.

MC Exit Form Use this form if you are: transferring to another school, returning to your home country (without plans to return to Mission College in the current semester), or have changed to another status. You will need to submit supporting documents (e.g., copy of acceptance letter, plane ticket, proof of new status, etc.) with this form.

Academic Forms

Online Course Request Form Use this form to receive permission from the international academic counselor and DSO to take any online class(es). Please remember, you can have only 3 of the 12 units for online coursework per semester-- or at least 9 units of in-class courses per semester. Permission must be received for all online coursework even if you are taking 3 units of online coursework or less.

Change of Major Form If you plan to change your major, you are required to inform the International Student Center, so this is reflected on your I-20. Please meet with an academic counselor for an education plan in the new program of study and submit with this form.

I-20 Program Extension Form If you need more time on your I-20 in order to complete your program, use this form and submit with the “Affidavit of Support” form, updated bank letter, and updated education plan. Extensions are based on students: being enrolled in classes which count toward their program on the I-20, being in lawful F-1 status, and not being on academic probation, progress probation or suspension.

Optional Practical Training

Optional Practical Training Request Optional Practical Training offers students in good F-1 status to work in their field of study. Please read and complete the OPT Application Procedures Checklist before completing the request. Please make an appointment with an academic counselor to see if you qualify academically and DSO for F-1 eligibility.

Optional Practical Training (OPT) Employment Update Form For those of you who applied for OPT and did not receive the SEVP Portal information, go here to update your employment information. Reporting must be done within 90 days of the start date on your EAD card.