If you have applied to and been accepted by Dartmouth College, and are currently attending a U.S. high school or another college in F-1 status, we must effect an official BCIS transfer of your F-1 program to Dartmouth. This is a completely separate procedure from the academic transfer you must also go through. Please make it very clear to your admissions counselor that you are on an F-1 program at another U.S. school and need to transfer your F-1 program to Dartmouth. If you have been accepted to Dartmouth College and are in the US in another visa status such as F-1 or B-2, please contact out office as soon as possible.
When we receive notification of your admittance to Dartmouth from the appropriate college admissions office or from your department, we will issue you an I-20 form. There are two ways to process your transfer:
If you are currently an international student attending Dartmouth College and have applied and been accepted to another institution within the US, your new school must effect an official BCIS transfer of your F-1 program from Dartmouth. This is a completely separate procedure from the academic transfer you must also go through. Your new school will send you a new I-20 and will inform you of the procedures you must follow in order to maintain your legal F-1 student status. They will mail us a copy of your new I-20 once you have completed the transfer.
Please make sure you are attending the school that issued your current I-20, and that if transferring, you follow all proper procedures.
Last Updated: 5/28/09