F-1 Status Information
Newly Accepted International Students
Congratulations on your acceptance to Gallaudet University! You are beginning an exciting phase of your life, and we are pleased that you have chosen Gallaudet as your higher education institution.
You are now part of a rich and diverse student body of 200 international students representing 54 different countries. The Office of Research Support and International Affairs (RSIA) provides information and services to international students, and works to foster international understanding on campus and in our community. Additionally, RSIA offers support and assistance regarding visas and other related immigration issues. We realize that attending a university in the United States may be a new and foreign experience for many of our international students. Please check this page for more information.
Current International Students
RSIA is responsible for helping you maintain your immigration status while you are in the United States. If you are studying at Gallaudet University in an F-1 status, you should familiarize yourself with the rules and regulations governing your immigration status. This page has links that maybe useful to you. If you have any questions about immigration regulations, cultural adjustments, or resources available to you at Gallaudet, please stop by Dawes House 104 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student and Exchange Visitors
- Student Procedural Steps: How to Navigate the U.S. Immigration System
- Immigration and Customs Enforcement
- SEVIS I-901 Fee
- FAQ for F-Nonimmigrants: Entry and Exit
- SEVIS - Employment Guidelines — includes on or off-campus employment, work hours and periods of work authorizations, and more.