All forms need a five (5) business day processing time, so please submit prior to any deadline.

Please note, several forms are not available via our website; these require students to meet with an advisor due to their highly regulatory nature. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Cranwell International Center or look over the Immigration Regulations page. 

Need help accessing the Immigration Information Verification Form in Sunapsis? Check out these detailed instructions. 

Add Dependent Request

This form must be completed by students requesting a Form I-20 for their spouse and/or dependent children to use to obtain their F-2 visa for the US. 

Affidavit of Support

This form must be completed when a student's source of funding is not in the student’s name. 

Authorized Early Withdrawal

This form must be completed by any student who wishes to take a leave of absence, or withdraw, from the university.

Students must first obtain approval from the Cranwell International Center before dropping classes. Please meet with a DSO/ARO before leaving the University. Withdrawing from the university without authorization from the Cranwell International Center will result in a negative termination on a student’s SEVIS record. 

Concurrent Enrollment

This form must be completed by any F-1 student seeking to enroll at both Virginia Tech and another accredited institution.

Students must obtain approval from their academic department and Cranwell International Center.  Students are required to be registered in at least 12 credits, 9 of which must be on-campus during the academic term.

Document Check-In

This form must be completed by students who have recieved one of the following:

  • Initital Form I-20
  • Transfer Pending Form I-20 
  • Form DS-2019

Students will need to include COPIES of the following, along with this form: 

  • Form I-20 or DS-2019
  • Passport
  • Visa
  • I-94

Form I-20 Extension

This form is for students who are currently maintaining status and making normal progress toward completing their educational objective, but who is unable to complete their course of study by the program end date stated on their current Form I-20.

Students are required to submit a copy of their financial document(s) that shows proof they are able to fund their education during the extension. 

Form I-20 Request (Initial)

This form must completed by any F-1 student that has been outside of the US for more than 5 months and needs a new initial Form I-20.

Students who have been terminated for other reasons, such as suspension, must also receive a new initial Form I-20 before reentering the US. 

Optional Practical Training (OPT) Reporting

This form must be completed by any F-1 student on OPT who has had a change in the following:

  • Address and/or name change
  • Change in employer
  • Change in status
  • Any period(s) of unemployment

Students are required to report these changes to the Cranwell International Center within 10 days of the change.

Optional Practical Training (OPT) STEM Extension 

This form must be completed by any F-1 Student on OPT who is elgible and interested in an additional 24-month extension to their OPT authorization. This form must be submitted to the Cranwell Interntional Center and received by the USCIS PRIOR to the end of a student's current OPT authorization. 

Reduced Course Load (Academic)

This form must be completed by students who wish to drop below full-time (12 credits) during the academic term.

Students may not drop below full-time prior to approval from the Cranwell International Center.

Reduced Course Load (Medical)

This form must be completed by students who wish to drop below full-time (12 credits) due to illness or medical condition. 

Students may not drop below full-time prior to approval from the Cranwell International Center or without having their form signed by a licensed medical practitioner.

Replace Form I-20 / DS-2019

This form is for students who need to replace their current Form I-20 / DS-2019 due to the following reasons: 

  • Lost
  • Stolen
  • Damaged
  • Travel 
  • Changed Major/Name

Transfer In

This form must be completed by students wishing to transfer in to Virginia Tech. 

Students are required to submit a copy of their financial document(s) that shows proof they are able to fund their education during the extension. 

Transfer Out

This form must be completed by students wishing to transfer out of Virginia Tech.

Students will need to provide an acceptance letter from the institution they will attend when submitting this form.