Program Extensions

Program extension requests must be submitted no later than 15 business days (3 weeks) before the end date listed on your I-20.

It is recommended that you request a program extension 2-3 months before the end date listed on your I-20.

Students are not eligible to apply for a program extension after the end date listed on their I-20.

Program Extension Basics

What is a Program Extension?  
Eligibility for a Program Extension  
Valid Program Extension Reasons  
When Do I Need to Apply for a Program Extension?  

Process for Program Extensions

Step 1 - Meet With Your Academic Advisor  
Step 2 - Gather Current Financial Verification Documents  
Step 3 - Request a Program Extension with a DSO  
Step 4 - Receive Your New I-20