UND Student Life
International Student Services
In order to maintain M-1 status, students must:
Pursue a “full course of study” at the University of North Dakota for the duration of your program. In accordance with U.S. Federal Regulations, “full course of study” is defined as:
Not change major field of study or educational objective.
Make normal progress towards completing the course of study.
Leave the U.S. 30 days after program completion or within 1 year of your arrival in the U.S. (whichever occurs first).
File for a timely extension of your I-20 (15-60 days before the date stamped on your initial I-94) if you will require more than 12 months to complete your program.
Keep a valid passport at all times.
Report a change of address to your International Student Advisor within ten days of the change. You may notify the International Student Advisor of address changes via email.
Update the signature on your I-20 after 6 months.
Not engage in any employment for the duration of your program of study. M-1 status students are prohibited from engaging in employment.
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