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DSO Open Forums

During the Fall semester we will be having DSO open forums every other Friday to answer any questions. Forums will be through Zoom and open for an hour.

Topics that will not be discussed: Financials hardship, request status, individual cases

25-Aug2:00 - 3:00 pm
8-Sep10:00 - 11:00 am (CANCELED)
22-Sep2:00 - 3:00 pm
6-Oct10:00 - 11:00 am
20-Oct2:00 - 3:00 pm
3-Nov10:00 - 11:00 am
17-Nov2:00 - 3:00 pm
1-Dec10:00 - 11:00 am
15-Dec2:00 - 3:00 pm

New Students

For prospective students with questions regarding initial I-20 and questions after your arrival to Texas (non-immigration).

Continuing and Post Completion

For questions and processing regarding OPT, CPT, RCLs, Change of Status, Program Extension, and other immigration matters.

No Show Policy

If you are more than 15 minutes late to your scheduled appointment, you will be considered as No Show

Also, if you do not show up to scheduled appointments for three times, you will no longer be allowed to schedule Online or Phone Call appointments. You will only be permitted to do walk-in appointments. 

Scheduled Appointments

  • New Student or First Semester Advising 
  • Advanced General Advising
  • ISSS Emergency Funding for F-1 Students (TPEG)
  • Advanced RCL (medical, final, academic)
  • Out of Status, Termination, Reinstatement
  • Grievances
  • Leave of Absence
  • Academic Drop or Withdraw
  • Suspension or Probation Hold
  • Applying for OPT
  • J-1 Orientation
  • J-1 Advising
  • Change of Status or Adjustment of Status
  • CPT