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Transferring SEVIS record from LSUHSC
F-1 or J-1 Students who are already enrolled/attending LSUHSC- New Orleans who have been admitted to a program/course of study at another SEVP Approved School/Program Sponsor may obtain a new I-20/DS-2019 to continue/begin a new course of study at the new school by requesting a transfer of their SEVIS record from LSUHSC to their new school.
F-1 Transfer of SEVIS record to another educational institution may be requested and granted during educational program, including during 60 day grace period following degree completion/graduation date on Form I-20.
J-1 Transfer of SEVIS record to another educational institution may be requested and granted during educational program, must be requested, approved and completed PRIOR to degree completion/graduation date on Form DS-2019.
Students who are already in the U.S. in a status other than F-1 or J-1 (H-4, F-2, J-2) who wish to obtain F-1 or J-1 status and have been admitted to a program/course of study at an SEVP approved school/program sponsor must obtain appropriate documentation from their new school (I-20 or DS-2019) and either travel and re-enter the U.S. in F-1 or J-1 status OR request a change of status from within the U.S.
ALL TRANSFER REQUESTS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED AT LEAST 30 DAYS PRIOR TO THE REQUESTED TRANSFER DATE!