Transfer Information

A student who is maintaining valid F-1 status may transfer from one school to another by following the transfer procedures set forth in the regulations. All SCC students who intend to pursue their bachelor degree will need to officially transfer to a four year school after completion of their course of study at SCC. SEVIS procedures must be followed.


*Note: Basic Conditions of Eligibility for F-1 Transfer:

  • The student must be maintaining status at the current school.
  • The course of study at the new school must begin within 5 months of the end of the course of study at the old school or transfer out date.
  • The student must be eligible for an I-20 at the new school.
  • The student must complete the Transfer Clearance Form and return to the International and Immigrant Student Services Department.