Students & Scholars
Information for Current International Students
Current International Students (F-1/J-1) need to follow some guidelines set by the Department of Homeland Security during their complete studies at URI.
Citizens or Nationals of Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Jordan, Kuwait, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain, Eritrea, Lebanon, Morocco, North Korea, Oman, Qatar, Somalia, Tunisia, United Arab Emigrates, Yemen, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Sudan and Syria, please click here.
Next you will find some useful links to information and forms to help you comply with Immigration regulations:
- Address Update
Every time you move or there is a change in the Information you have provided to OISS,
click here to download the form,
fill out and bring form to the OISS.
- Staying in Status
Once you entered the US as a undergraduate or graduate F-1/J-1 student, the Department of Homeland Security requires that you follow certain regulations, Please click here to read more on these requirements.
- Part-time Information
All F-1/J-1 students must be registered for a full load of courses, if you must register for less than the required credits,
click here to read more information.
- Information on Academic Requirements
- To register for classes, click here
- To request a reduced course load click here to download the form.
To obtain information on employment for F-1/J-1 students click here to get more informaton.
If you want to invite a dependent to join you while you are completing your degree, click here
to get more information.
- To Transfer to another university or college
If you decide to transfer to another university, click here
to find more information.
Note: The OISS has some activities scheduled for the International students and their dependants, go to the Activity link.