Contact Us

202-885-3350

Fax: 202-885-3354

isss@american.edu

ISSS office walk-in advising hours: Mondays: 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Contact:
Bakar, Senem S
Director, International Student & Scholar Services

Butler Pavilion, Room 410

Int'l Student / Scholar Svcs 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
410 Butler Pavilion
Washington, DC, USA 20016-8041 United States

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Transfer Immigration Status

F-1 and J-1 transferring students are not required to pay the SEVIS fee again.

Transfer In to American University

If you plan to transfer your immigration status to American University from another U.S. institution, you must contact the International Student Advisor at your current institution and determine a transfer release date.

F-1 Students

Submit the F-1 Transfer-in Form (PDF) to American University's International Student and Scholar Services office.

J-1 Students

Submit the J-1 Transfer-In Form (PDF) to American University's International Student and Scholar Services office.

Transfer Out from American University

If you decide to transfer your immigration status from American University to another U.S. institution, you must contact ISSS and the advisor at the new institution for details on the transfer process.

American University will need the form below completed and signed by you. Your new university will likely require that you also submit their transfer-in form to your new international student office.

F-1 Students

Submit the F-1 Transfer-Out Form (PDF) to ISSS.

J-1 Students

Submit the J-1 Transfer-Out Form (PDF) to ISSS.