In order to extend their F-1 visa, students must apply to renew the visa at a U.S. Embassy. This process cannot be completed within the United States, so students must renew their visas at an embassy in another country, per Department of State guidelines. Students must contact their international advisor before going to the U.S. Embassy. An application for an F-1 visa must include:
Upon the student's arrival to the U.S., students must bring their original passport, I-20 and a copy of their I-94 document to the International Office. For additional information, contact your international advisor.