Academic Training Application Form (pdf)
Application form for a J-1 student to apply for Academic Training work authorization.

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 (pdf)
Application form to apply for Curricular Practical Training work authorization.

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.

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

I-20/DS-2019 Request Form (pdf)
Form for current students and scholars to request a new or replacement I-20 or DS-2019. Also used for requesting an I-20 or DS-2019 for dependent(s).

I-20/DS-2019 Extension Academic Advisor Form (pdf)
Form to be completed by an academic advisor for students requesting an extension of their I-20/DS-2019.

J-1 W&M Department Sponsor Form (pdf)
This is the form completed by the hosting department, to initiate J1 visa sponsorship of a visiting scholar or student intern.

J-1 Scholar Invitation Letter Template (doc)
Template for a letter to sponsor a visiting scholar or student intern for a J1 visa; required along with the J-1 W&M Department Sponsor Form.

J-1 Student Intern Plan and Evaluation (pdf)
This form is completed by the hosting department for J1 visa sponsorship of a student intern. Required along with the J-1 W&M Department Sponsor Form.

J-1 Scholar and Student Intern Extension and Addendum (pdf)
This form is completed by the hosting department for an extension or addendum to a J1 Scholar or Student Intern sponsorship.

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.

  • Click on the form title and 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.

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

Travel/Visa/Invitation Support Letter Request Form
Form to request a letter for official purposes (i.e., travel, visa application, invite family members, etc.).

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 J-1, H-1B, E-3 or O-1 status.