Requests for Letters and Forms
Change of Address
All F-1, J-1 and M-1 status students are required by law to report changes of address (including new residence hall rooms) to the International Student Advisors within 10 days of the move. In order to update your address, you will need to update it in Campus Connection and then email the International Student Advisors .
For students inviting family members or close friends to visit the United States for a short time. Please keep in mind there is a limit of five (5) visitor's letters or less for students in F, M, or J visa status. All other students should see their academic departments for the possibility of a visitor's letters.
To apply for a Social Security Number, you must have a letter from your employer and a letter from the Office of International Programs.
Print the Information Sheet and take this to your employer to request your employer letter. Then bring the employer letter to the Office of International Programs to request a letter from an International Student Advisor.
F-1 status students may be eligible to be less than full time during their final semester of their program. Print this form and take it to your academic advisor to be signed. Return the signed, completed form to the Office of International Programs for review.
If you are not in your final semester and are seeking permission to enroll less than full time, you must schedule a meeting with an International Student Advisor first.
You must always receive permission to reduce your enrollment before you drop classes. Failure to do so is a violation of your student status requirements.
Students who will not complete their program by the end date listed on their I-20 or DS-2019 must file for an extension in order to maintain status. Extensions may be granted when delays are caused by legitimate academic or medical circumstances. Delays due to CPT or OPT participation will not be considered.
To be considered for an extension, you must do the following:
- Complete Request for Program Extension form with academic advisor
- Gather new financial certification documents
- Schedule an appointment with the International Student Advisor to submit completed paperwork.
Extensions must be requested before the end date listed on the I-20 or DS-2019
For Undergraduate Students, the First-Year Partial Tuition Waiver Scholarship for International Students is available for the first two semesters of enrollment at UND and only for a maximum of $3,000.
For Undergraduate Students renewing the First-Year Partial Tuition Waiver Scholarship after the first semester award of $1,500. Instructions are on the form.