Office of International Programs (OIP)

Welcome to F1 International Student Services

New Fall 2014 International Students

New students should plan to arrive for the Fall 2014 Semester no later than August 15, 2014

Fall 2014 Mandatory International Student Orientation
Dates: August 18 - 22, 2014

New F1 International students information
(Visa & Immigration, arrival Information, and I-20 transfer procedures)


Emergency Travel

If you need to travel outside the U.S. due to a personal, family, and/or medical emergency during the university closures, please e-mail us at Your e-mail should include your name, SF State student ID number, and the best way to contact you. You can still leave the U.S. without an updated signature on the 3rd page of the I-20. An advisor will contact you as soon as the university re-opens to provide immigration advice for you to return to the U.S. to study.

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