Change of Major/Program Extension

FAQs on Changing Majors/Applying for an Extension

01

I am not able to complete my program by the completion date in item 5 of my I-20. What should I do?

You need to apply for program extension before the expiration of I-20. The checklist to apply for program extension is available online.

02

I have changed my degree program. Should I get a new I-20 showing my new degree?

YES. I-20 should always reflect the current degree. Please contact the IPS Office to obtain a new I-20 reflecting the change of degree program.

03

I have changed my major. Should I get a new I-20 that reflects my new major?

YES. Your I-20 should reflect the current major. Please contact the IPS Office to obtain a new I-20 reflecting the change of major.