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Immigration

As an international student in the US, you are in the US to study for a degree. Your immigration status is a big deal and keeping in Active status is important for you to remain in the US legally and to get benefits such as working and driving.

UNA has four DSOs and many other staff members who are employed to help students. Get to know them! Speak to your DSO or ARO about topics like these:

drivers

Applying for an Alabama Driver’s License

working

On-campus employment, CPT and OPT

majors

Changing your major, degree or I-20 Program of Study

SSN

A US Social Security Number

address

Moving to a new address - update within 10 days!

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Traveling outside the United States

Learn more directly the US government. Visit Study in the States!

Study in the States

Whether you have F-1 or J-1 status, your first responsibility is to be a student in good standing and to maintain your status. Enroll each semester. Take the correct number of credit hours. Attend and pass classes each semester. Know and obey the rules for employment.

sarah stevens

Sarah Stevens, DSO, ARO
SEVIS Coordinator
sstevens2@una.edu
256.765.4406

Cala Flippo

Cala Flippo, DSO, ARO
Student Success Coordinator
cflippo@una.edu
256.765.6735

Hannah Rowe, DSO
Senior Administrative Assistant
hhollis@una.edu
256.765.5149