Greetings from the International Students and Scholars Center. Our records indicate that your SEVIS record has been completed and you are no longer in F-1 status due to a USCIS-approved change of status.
USCIS H-1B approvals
If you have been approved for an H-1B and your approval notice includes a new I-94 showing an H-1B status (I-797A), congratulations! Your F-1 status has automatically been completed in SEVIS.
As part of your final F-1 reporting requirements, you must submit the F-1 Demographic Update eForm through the MyISSC eForm Portal. If you were on STEM OPT, you must also submit the STEM OPT Employment Update eForm through the MyISSC eForm Portal to meet your final STEM OPT reporting requirements.
If you have not been notified of a change of status approval, please contact the ISSC as quickly as possible.
Consular processing H-1B approvals
If your H-1B was approved for consular processing (I-797B), you must have your F-1 visa status reactivated in order to remain lawfully in the U.S. until such time as you are able to travel to obtain your H-1B visa stamp, or until 60 days beyond the end of your current F-1 work authorization, whichever comes first.
Reactivating your F-1 status
The ISSC can request that your F-1 visa status be reactivated as long as you have met all status requirements:
SEVIS will not reactivate your F-1 SEVIS record if you have not complied with all STEM reporting requirements.
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You can request the reactivation of your F-1 visa status by responding to this email and attaching a copy of your I-797B approval notice and I-797C receipt notice.
If you are not sure whether your H-1B was approved for consular processing, please consult with your employer or your immigration attorney, or check your approval notice.