The letter from your Academic Advisor must state the academic justification(s) of why you need more time to complete your degree or pursue research/study abroad. The letter must include, but is not limited to:
Academic Advisor Letter
The letter must be written on department letterhead with your advisor's or chair's signature. Digital signatures are allowed.
The letter must be dated within the 60-day time frame before your I-20 expiration date
ISSC will review the recommendation letter for the required information and request additional information if needed
- Please review the letter templates for more guidance below: