Any student who is unable to complete his or her program by the completion date listed in item #5 on the I-20 must apply for a program extension before the listed completion date. If the expiration date has already passed, the student is considered out of status and may apply for reinstatement, if eligible.
The student must
To request an extension, you must complete the request for program extension form with your academic advisor. Bring the completed form to an appointment with your the international student advisor along with proof of financial support showing sufficient funds to cover your school and living costs for the remainder of your program of study. If you are receiving any financial support from Emory, please provide documentation of that award along with your certificate of financial support.
The amount of support should be equivalent to the current financial certificate for your school. Financial certificates are updated each year. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to request the current form. Funds from CPT and/or OPT cannot be used to document financial support.