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F-1 Transfer Students

For students currently studying in the United States who hold an F-1 Visa.


I-20 TRANSFER: IN PROCESS

  • APPLY to and meet all the admission requirements for the Diocese of Arlington Catholic school of choice.
  • COMPLETE the Diocese of Arlington Transfer Report and submit it to the current school along with the Diocese of Arlington SEVIS School Codes and a copy of the acceptance letter.
    • If classes are in session, the student must continue to attend classes until the transfer release date.
    • The transfer release date is determined in consultation with the Designated School Official of the current school.
  • SUBMIT the Diocese of Arlington I-20 application with a copy of the student's current passport and visa to the Diocese of Arlington school.
  • PICK UP the I-20 from the Office of Catholic Schools after receiving notification the I-20 is available. Note: I-20s must be picked up and will not be mailed.

Students transferring between Diocese of Arlington Catholic schools will not need to complete a Transfer Report, but will need to follow the rest of these steps.


I-20 TRANSFER: OUT PROCESS

Submit the following to the Office of Catholic Schools:

  • Acceptance letter to new school
  • Completed transfer form as required by new school
  • Contact information for the International Student Adviser at new school
  • SEVIS School Code for new school
    • If classes are in session, the student must continue to attend classes until the transfer release date.
    • The transfer release date is determined in consultation with the Designated School Official of the current school.
    • For high school graduates, the I-20 will be released to the college or university on the date of graduation.

IMPORTANT LINKS AND FORMS

Diocese of Arlington Schools Directory

Diocese of Arlington F-1 Student Transfer Report

Diocese of Arlington SEVIS School Codes

Diocese of Arlington I-20 Application

Preparing for College

Department of Homeland Security - Study in the States