Forms

Academic Training Application Form (iStart)
Application form to apply for Academic Training work authorization.

  • Login to iStart using your W&M ID and Password.
  • Click on J-1 Student Services in the menu on the left-hand side. Then, click on Academic Training (AT) and complete the form.

Academic Training Prospective Employer Sample Letter (pdf)
A letter that prospective employers can use as a template to support a student's application for Academic Training.

CPT Application and Advisor Form (iStart)
Application form to apply for Curricular Practical Training work authorization.

  • Login to iStart using your W&M ID and Password.
  • Click on F-1 Practical Training in the menu on the left-hand side. Then, click on Curricular Practical Training (CPT) and complete the form.

CPT Extension Form (iStart)
Application form to apply for an extension of Curricular Practical Training work authorization.

  • Login to iStart using your W&M ID and Password.
  • Click on F-1 Practical Training in the menu on the left-hand side. Then, click on Curricular Practical Training (CPT), and then CPT- Curricular Practical Training (Extension) and complete the form.

Extension of I-20/DS-2019 Form (iStart)
Application form for students to extend their I-20 or DS-2019.

  • Login to iStart using your W&M ID and Password.
  • Click on International Office in the menu on the left side. Then, click on Extension of I-20 or DS-2019 and complete the form.

F-1 SSN On-campus Employer Letter (doc)
This letter must be completed by the hiring department for a student in F-1 status to apply for a Social Security number.The student will use this letter to request a DSO letter.

F-1 Social Security DSO Letter Request (iStart)
This is an additional letter needed by students working at W&M or VIMS when applying for a SSN. Students must upload their On-Campus Employer Letter (doc) in this form.

  • Login to iStart using your W&M ID and Password.
  • Click on International Office in the menu on the left side. Then, click on F-1 Social Security Letter Request and complete the form. 

Financial Certification 
Funding amounts required for students to obtain an I-20 or DS-2019.

I-20 or DS-2019 Replacement (iStart)
Form for current students or scholars to request a new I-20 or DS-2019 if theirs is lost, damaged or stolen.

  • Login to iStart using your W&M ID and Password.
  • Click on International Office in the menu on the left-hand side. Then, click on Replacement of a Lost/Stolen/Damaged I-20 or DS-2019  and complete the form.

J-1 Scholar Invitation Letter Template (doc)
Template for a letter to sponsor a visiting scholar or student intern for a J-1 visa; required along with the J-1 Sponsorship process in iStart..

J-1 Student Intern Plan and Evaluation (pdf)
This form is completed by the hosting department for J-1 visa sponsorship of a student intern. Required along with the J-1 Sponsorship process in iStart.

J-1 Scholar Extension Request (iStart)
This form is completed for an extension to a J-1 Scholar or Student Intern sponsorship.

  • Login to iStart.
  • Click on J-1 Scholar Services in the menu on the left side. Then, click on J-1 Scholar Extension Request and complete the form.

J-1 Student Social Security DSO Letter Request (iStart)
This is a letter needed by J-1 students when applying for an SSN.

  • Login to iStart using your W&M ID and Password.
  • Click on International Office in the menu on the left side. Then, click on J-1 Social Security Letter Request and complete the form. 

OPT Application Packet (pdf)
Download and bring this packet to the OPT Information Session (OPT Information Sessions are announced by e-mail).

OPT Employment Update (iStart)
Form for alumni on OPT to notify the Reves Center of any employment changes. Please only use this form if you have not received login information for the SEVP Portal.

  • Login to iStart using your W&M ID and Password.
  • Click on F-1 Practical Training in the menu on the left-hand side. Then, click on Optional Practical Training Employment Update and complete the form.
  • Address updates can be submitted via Banner.

Optional Practical Training STEM Updates and Evaluations (iStart)
Form for alumni on STEM OPT to notify the Reves Center of any employment and address changes

  • Login to iStart using your W&M ID and Password.
  • Click on F-1 Practical Training in the menu on the left-hand side. Then, click on Optional Practical Training STEM Updates and Evaluations and complete the form.
  • Address updates can be submitted through the SEVP Portal instead if desired, but employment changes (and a new or updated I-983), and evaluations must be submitted through this form.

For employment and address updates, log into iStart using your WM Userid and Password. Click on F-1 Practical Training in the menu on the left-hand side. Then, click on Optional Practical Training STEM Updates and Evaluations and complete the form.

Request an I-20 or DS-2019 for a New Dependent (iStart)
Form for current students and scholars to request an I-20 or DS-2019 for a dependent spouse or child.

  • Login to iStart using your W&M ID and Password.
  • Click on International Office in the menu on the left-hand side. Then, click on Request an I-20 or DS-2019 for a New Dependent and complete the form.

Travel Signature Request Form (iStart)
Form to request a travel signature on an I-20 or DS-2019.

  • Login to iStart using your W&M ID and Password.
  • Click on International Office in the menu on the left-hand side.Then, click on Travel Signature Request and complete the form.

Visa Support or Status Confirmation Letter Request (iStart)
Form to request a letter for official purposes (i.e., travel, visa application, invite family members, status confirmation, etc.).

  • Login to iStart using your W&M ID and Password.
  • Click on International Office in the menu on the left-hand side.Then, click on Visa Support Letter Request and complete the form.
  • If you are requesting a letter to confirm your F-1 or J-1 status at W&M, you can select "Other" for the "Purpose of Request" question and then provide an explanation for your request.

W&M Permanent Residency Sponsorship and Financial Agreement (pdf)
Form completed by employee and academic department/dean when sponsoring an employee for permanent residency.

W&M Scholar Information Form
This form is required of all scholars and employees to be sponsored for H-1B, E-3 or O-1 status.