Request for Form I-20 (PDF)
For a F1 Student who needs a new form I-20 to file status, major or level change, program extension, or dependents binding
Transfer to WCU Form (PDF)
For F-1 or J-1 students who wish to transfer to WCU
General Student Forms and Documents
New Student Immigration Information (PDF)
Read the new student information to prepare yourself to come to Western Carolina University
NOTE: May apply up to 90 days before the program end date and up to 60 days after the program end date. Applications must be received by USCIS within 30 days of the date the SEVIS Coordinator recommends OPT in SEVIS.
Curricular Practical Training Application (PDF)
For F-1 Students - the CPT training must be required by WCU department for completion of degree, receive academic credit and appear in WCU catalog as an internship course, or be part of an alternate work/study, cooperative education program.
Academic Training (AT) Application (PDF)
Academic Training (AT) provides an opportunity for J-1 Visa holders to gain work experience in their field of study before the student returns to their home country.