The F-1 visa/immigration status was created for the purpose of allowing students to pursue academic programs in the U.S., and because of this academic study is the primary responsibility of any student who has been admitted or approved to change status to the F-1 status.
- 3 credits/semester
- As defined by academic program -- full-time requirement can vary by semester for some Masters level program. Contact your academic department for further information.
Dropping below the full-time enrollment requirement at any point in the semester without prior authorization from OISSS is considered a violation of your F-1 immigration status.