UMD: A Globally Connected University
Are you currently in F-1 status and the recipient of an approved H-1B petition?
If so, congratulations on your change of status!
Please review the following information about completing your reporting requirements and ending the F-1 status:
For students who have an approved USCIS I-797 showing that the H-1B will begin on October 1: In order to close out your F-1 immigration status, we would recommend taking the following steps on https://iterp.umd.edu before September 30 (you may lose your access to the iTerp system shortly after October 1, so it is recommended to do this before this date):
Please note that beginning October 1, you are officially in H-1B status and the University of Maryland will no longer be your visa sponsor. While you should save your I-20s as part of your historical immigration record, you will no longer need the I-20 when traveling and will not require a travel signature. Please refer to your employer’s immigration attorney or staff for any questions you have about your H-1B visa status.