In order to streamline passenger processing, U. S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is automating its arrival and departure process and eliminating the paper Form I-94 for air and sea travelers. Although air and sea travelers will no longer receive a paper Form I-94, except in limited circumstances, CBP will create an electronic record. Travelers will beable to obtain their admission number and electronic I-94 record through the website www.cbp.gov/I-94.
See the documents below for more information about the change to an electronic I-94.
While there is no substitute for attending a commencement ceremony in person, Texas State will stream the ceremonies live over the internet for friends and family members who are unable to attend. That live stream will be available on the Texas State commencement web page at: http://www.txstate.edu/commencement/
If you would like to assist new International Students in adjusting to their new life at Texas State, please sign up to be an Orientation Ambassador today!
F1 International students must submit a Reduced Course Load Form if enrolling for less than full time for the Fall 2013 semester due to graduation or academic reasons. Even if the system allows you to register for less than full time, if you were not approved to take less than a full course load by the International Office, you must complete a Reduced Course Load form and have it filled out by an Academic Advisor or you will endanger your F1 status. Even with a Reduced Course Load Form completed, you must stay at or above half-time so for a Graduate student, you must stay enrolled in at least 5 hours and if an Undergraduate student you must stay enrolled in at least 6 hours even with an Academic Reduced Course Load Form unless you are in your final semester or completing a thesis/dissertation.
Undergraduate: regular undergraduate and bridge students must complete 12 hours each spring and fall semesters.
Graduate: regular graduate, special/conditional, and graduate bridge students must complete 9 hours each spring and fall semester.
You cannot drop a class that will result in a less than full time course load (less than 12 credit hours for undergraduates and 9 credit hours for graduates). If you need to drop a class or withdraw from the University please visit an International Student Advisor.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)
During the holiday season, many international students will be traveling outside of the United States and returning home. To ensure that nonimmigrants students have an uninterrupted traveling experience, designated school officials (DSOs) should remind them about SANTA: