Smart Choice - F-1 Regulations Quiz
Please indicate if the statements below are True or False.
Generally, an F-1 student must enroll in 12 units to maintain status
To maintain status, an F-1 student must have a valid I-20, but does not need a valid passport.
An F-1 student does not need a work permit to work on-campus.
An F-1 student must get the signature of a Designated School Officer (DSO) on his or her I-20 before traveling outside the U.S.
An F-1 student may remain in the U.S. with an expired visa.
It is legal for an F-1 student to remain in the U.S. after graduation until the expiration date on his or her I-20.
An F-1 student can get permission to drop below 12 units if he or she becomes ill.
An F-1 student is eligible for permanent residency after he or she finishes a Ph.D. program.
You must purchase the health insurance from the International Student Office for the duration of your enrollment at LBCC.
As long as you are not getting paid, you can work.
What is the minimum number of units that an international student must complete each semester?
You are currently enrolled in 12 units. If you need to drop a class, what must you do
Stop attending class
Submit an Add/Drop form to the Admissions and Records office
See the International Student Counselor for permission
Ask you instructor to drop you from the course
How many on-line courses are you allowed to take each semester?
As many as you would like
When you move, your new address must be reported to the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services (BCIS). How many days do you have to report a change of address?
Under what circumstances can an F-1 student work full-time?
Vacations and Holidays
Optional Practical Training
You can work full-time as long as you don't report it to anyone
What is Curricular Practical Training (CPT)?
It is required for all students to participate in order to graduate from LBCC
It is a training that must be completed in order to become an F-1 student.
It is an internship that anyone can participate during summer time
It is a Work-Study that is required in completing a certificate/degree
Under what circumstance would a request for reinstatement be automatically denied?
Take less than 12 units
You changed your major more than 3 times
You applied for reinstatement more than once
When is an F-1 student eligible to apply for Optional Practical Training?
After completing a semester of study
After completing a degree
After completing a work-study course related to the major
After getting a green card
If you decide to quit school in the middle of the semester, how long do you have to leave the U.S.?
As long as you want
You plan to travel during the Spring Break. Which place will require for you to get a signature on your I-20 before you can travel?