J-1 Student Forms

Academic Advisor’s Signature on OIS Request Forms

OIS is providing remote assistance to our international community. Several OIS request forms such as the OPT Graduation Verification Form, CPT, Program Extension, Leave of Absence, and Reduced Course Load, require signatures from students’ academic advisors. Advisors should use Docusign whenever possible to e-sign the OIS forms and scan/email the completed forms to students.

Advisors who are not able to access Docusign, can email a verification statement to the student from their USC email accounts. The advisor’s verification email should include a simple statement explaining they cannot sign the form due to technical issues and the email serves as their recommendation/verification signature. Student will need to email the request form and their advisor’s verification email to OIS for review.

Change of Status to Permanent Resident

DS-2019 Request   (Replacement DS-2019/ Request DS-2019 for J-2 Dependents)

Invitation Letter

J-1 Student Employment Request Form

Leave of Absence (LOA) Request Form

Letter of Standing

New International Student/Scholar Information Form

Permission to Attend Another Institution

Program Extension Request / Instructions

Reduced Course Load

Reduced Course Load (for Viterbi graduate students only)

Return to USC: DS-2019 Request

Social Security Number Letter Request

J-1 Student Transfer Out from USC to Another Institution

Travel Signature Request

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