Current Students


F-1 and J-1 Student Information


Maintenance of Status -

F-1 and J-1 students must comply with Department of Homeland Security regulations which can be found under Instructions to Students on page 2 of the I-20 or DS-2019. By following those instructions, and the specific information found on this site, Southeastern F-1 and J-1students will maintain legal status in the U.S. and be able to take full advantage of available F-1 and J-1 benefits. Learn More >>


Immigration Information -

Learn how and when to renew your visa and passport, get information on inviting family to the US, how to replace lost or stolen documents, and more under our Immigration Information page. Learn More >>



Students who are in the U.S. on the F-1or J-1 visa must follow strict employment regulations. Review when and where you can work to make sure you maintain your status. More >>


Taxes and Legal Matters-

From paying taxes to Social Security Numbers, learning your rights and responsibilities while in the U.S. can be overwhelming. Let us guide you through some of these issues. More >>



When you are ready to travel around the U.S. during a school break or visit family and friends at home, review our helpful travel hints and reminders to ensure that you are prepared. More>>


Health and Insurance-

Taking care of yourself both mentally and physically is most important during your stay in the U.S. Learn about health insurance and medical care in the U.S. and what to do in case of an emergency. More>>


Banking and Financial Matters-

Ready to open a bank account? Need money from home? Find out how to take care of your financial concerns. More>>


Driver's License/Louisiana ID-

Obtaining a driver's license or state ID requires some preparation. Learn what documents you need to prepare. More>>


Forms and Letters-

Find all forms required by the International Services Office and other departments and offices here. More>>