Guide and Forms

Before requesting an appointment, 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 have questions, contact us at 409-880-7635 or by email at

Guides for F-1 Students

Cap-Gap Extension

Change to F-1 

Change to F-2 

Change of Address

Change of Major - Undergraduate

Change of Major - Graduate

Curricular Practical Training (CPT)

Concurrent Enrollment

Departure Form

Dependent Applications

International Student Employment
***Employment and Reporting Requirements

Financial Statement

Health Insurance Dependent Agreement

Leave of Absence or Withdrawal

Optional Practical Training (OPT)

. OPT Application Packet

. Standard OPT I-765 

. OPT Participation-Validation Report

. STEM OPT Extension  
         ***Additional STEM OPT Information*

. G-1145 - E-Notification of Application StatusThis service is only available for forms filed at our three Lockbox facilities located in Lewisville, Texas; Chicago, Illinois; and Phoenix, Arizona.

Program Extension


Reduced Course Load

Replacement I94 Card

Severe Economic Hardship

    . Economic Hardship Application

    . Economic Hardship Address Notification Form

    . Economic Hardship Student Letter for Petition

Shipping Labels

Special Request

    . Change of Status

    . Estimate of Expense (Letter list estimated expenses at LU for one year)

    . SEVIS Form I20

    . Social Security Petition



Transfer-Out (Initial)

Transfer-Out  (Current Students)

Travel Request

Visa Maintenance Form

Guides for J-1 Students and Scholars

J-1 Application Approval Letter

J-1 Application Form

J-1 Academic Training - DS7002

Transferring Out