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Not Maintaining F-1 Visa Status

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If you are unable to meet the following conditions of your visa: 

  1. Remain in good academic standing

  2. Maintain a full course of study during fall and spring semesters 

  3. Update the ISP office of important changes to your status

you must meet immediately with the ISP counselor. You may also be asked to meet with the DSO and to sign a contract agreeing to maintain status for the following semesters.  If your status is not improved after signing a contract, you may not receive permission to return to MPC for the following semester.


Ultimately, if you fail to follow the F-1 status regulations outlined above, you may be terminated in the SEVIS system and will have to apply for Reinstatement through the USCIS.