Online forms must be submitted electronically
Change of Status To F-1 Guide (if within the US) - For change of status please collect all of the documents listed on this guide and then schedule an appointment with an advisor by calling the front desk in Warrensburg at 660-543-4621, or Lees Summit at 816-347-1612
For Full time status (enrollment certificate) Please follow these steps in Mycentral:
Click student services tab, UCM Student records-Enrollment Verification, Continue to Clearinghouse, Obtain an enrollment certificate, then Print. If you receive an error when moving through these steps please contact the Registrars Office for assistance.
Click Here for a link to the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement website about Travel and Re-Entry for F1 visa holders
OPT/STEM Extension Information:
12 Month Optional Practical Training (OPT) Application
If you have a pending application with USCIS and you are moving to a new address during that time please click here to fill out the USCIS change of address form
I-765 Form (Link to www.uscis.gov) USCIS Form for requesting OPT/OPT Extension
G-1145 Form (Link to www.uscis.gov) USCIS Form to submit in addition to I-765
Priority deadline to apply will be 12/09/2016. We will continue to accept applications until the last date to register for classes. After the application is submitted, we will need to receive approval from the academic department along with a scanned offer letter to process the request.
International Student Workshop Information:
International Student Workshop #1 Powerpoint - Covers How to maintain F-1 Visa Status, Address Updates, Drivers License/State ID Requests, Social Security Letters, Travel Authorizations, Adding Dependents, and Change of Status.
12 Month Optional Practical Training (OPT) Workshop #2 Powerpoint- Covers what OPT is, Eligibility requirements, How to apply, Travel outside the US, I-797 Receipt Notice, EAD Cards, Program End Date, Unemployment Limits, Job Reporting, End of 12 month OPT, and Frequently Asked Questions.
Curricular Practical Training (CPT) Workshop #3 Powerpoint- Covers what is CPT, Eligibility requirements, Valid interships, How to apply, Application timeline, Full-time enrollment, Ending/changing CPT employment, Travel on CPT, CPT/OPT differences, and Frequently Asked Questions.