An F-1 student who experiences severe, unforeseen economic necessity may apply for off-campus work authorization by submitting form I-765 to USCIS. Off-campus employment authorization is limited to 20 hours per week while school is in session, and can be full-time during official school breaks.
Preconditions for Authorization
If you are not sure about your eligibility, please contact DSO@mccollege.edu
How to apply?
First, you must request a new I-20 with DSO's recommendation for the work authorization on the second page. For the recommendation, please submit the documents below to DSO@mccollege.edu
Once you received a new I-20 with the recommendation, file the form I-765 to USCIS. Please click here for the USCIS instruction.
You may waive the filing fee if you file a fee waiver form. Please click here for more information regarding the fee waiver.