International Students

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International students must maintain their visa “in status” while they are enrolled in the TCOM program at George Mason University.  The term "in status" means complying with the regulations governing your visa status.  Maintaining status is each student’s  responsibility. Carefully look at immigration documents and know what they represent and when they expire
If a student moves, she must report her change of address to OIPS and to the Office of the Registrar by accessing the Patriot Web:  Enter the local U.S. mailing address as "local" address. Without a local address, time-sensitive materials from GMU will be mailed to the student’s foreign address, creating inconvenience for everyone. It is also important to update Foreign Permanent Addresses. This can only be changed by OIPS.
F-1 students who plan to change programs or/and schools must complete the transfer process in 15 days.
The web site of the OIPS has lots of useful information about staying in the United States as a student.