Guides and Forms

Important Notice:

This links below are meant to assist student in finding direct paths to their interests and needs. Please see the relevant link to find more information on the topic you are concerned with before you request assistance. When you are better equipped with knowledge, you better yourself and help us to better inform you of any details that may still concern you.

Before requesting an appointment with a DSO or other office staff, review the relevant informational guide for your appointment type and complete any necessary forms. If you make an appointment without completing a form or bringing the appropriate documents, you will need to reschedule.

If you still have questions or concerns regarding your topic, contact us at 409-880-7635 or by email at

Info and Applications for F-1 Students

Choose the section and form that best suits your needs / concerns. Clicking on the name will bring you to a form or webpage with further guidance.

Academic Needs and Concerns

Must be filled and completed by you and your academic departments before our review.
This form is for students currently attending Lamar University.
  • Special Request
    • Change of Status
    • Estimate of Expense (Letter list estimated expenses at LU for one year)
    • SEVIS Form I-20
    • Reinstatement of F-1 status (Learn more here)
    • Unlisted / Other requests

Immigration and Travel Documents

Use ONLY if student is returning home after successfully completing their program or if student no longer wishes to remain in the program; otherwise, see Travel Request Form above.
Use this website to start the request to have your International office documents couriered to you.