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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) Application and complete the form.

Academic Training Evaluation (iStart)
Evaluation to share about your experience and learning outcomes.

  • 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 Evaluation 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 Date Change Form (iStart)
Application form to apply for a change of start or end date 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 then CPT- Curricular Practical Training (Date Change) and complete the form.

Note: If your internship will have periods of part-time and full-time (over 20 hours/week) employment, you have to submit two different CPT Applications (one for the part-time period and another for the full-time period).

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

  • 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 DS-2019 Replacement Form 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 Re-enrollment (iStart)
Form for students to request a new I-20 from ISSP, once the re-enrollment request is approved,
  • Login to iStart using your W&M ID and password.
  • Click on F-1 Student Services in the menu on the left-hand side of the page
  • Click on Re-enrollment and complete the required forms.
F-1 SEVIS Transfer (iStart)
Form to request our office to transfer out a student's SEVIS record.
  • Login to iStart using your W&M ID and Password. 
  • Click on F-1 Student Services in the menu on the left-hand side.
  • Click on Transfer Out Request 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 F-1 Student Services 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.

Immigration Check-in for New Students (iStart)
New international students are required to complete the online immigration check-in upon arrival to the U.S.

  • Login to iStart using your W&M ID and Password.
  • Select Immigration Check-in from the left menu
  • Select Immigration Check-in and complete the Immigration Check-In form.

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

  • Login to iStart using your W&M ID and Password.
  • Click on F-1 Student Services in the menu on the left-hand side. Then, click on I-20 Replacement Form 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 J-1 Student Services in the menu on the left side. Then, click on J-1 Social Security Letter Request and complete the form. 

OPT Application Packet (pdf)
Contains a checklist for OPT applications, as well as OPT application tips.

OPT Employment Update (iStart)
Form for alumni on OPT to notify ISSP of any employment changes. Please only use this form if you have not received login information for the SEVP Portal, or are having difficulty accessing the 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 OPT Employment Update and complete the form.
  • Address updates can be submitted via Banner.

OPT I-20 Request (iStart)
Form to request an I-20 with OPT recommendation and OPT dates (needed for OPT application).

  • 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 OPT I-20 Request and complete the form.

OPT STEM Extension I-20 Request (iStart)
Form to request an I-20 with STEM OPT recommendation and STEM OPT dates (needed for OPT STEM extension application).

  • 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 OPT STEM Extension I-20 Request and complete the form.

OPT STEM Updates and Evaluations (iStart)
Form for alumni on STEM OPT to notify ISSP 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 OPT 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.

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.

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, concurrent enrollment, 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 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.