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International Student and Scholar Services

International Student & Scholar Services


All forms and document requests must be submitted electronically due to the temporary closure of the International House.


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Submit all document requests via email to

  • Scan the document request and supporting documents as one file, if possible. 
    • Use scanner located in public places on campus
    • Use scanning app on your phone
    • Print to PDF from your computer
    • Avoid sending photos
  • If you Include the Mailing Authorization Form with your request, ISSS will mail your I-20 or DS-2019 to you. All other documents will be sent via email.

General Forms

  • Document Request Form: F-1 and J-1 students use this form for the following: 
    • Certification for Social Security Number for on-campus employment
    • New I-20
    • Economic Hardship Application
  • I-20 or DS-2019 for Travel: F-1 and J-1 students use this form to request a travel signature on their I-20 or DS-2019
  • Replacement I-20 or DS-2019: F-1 and J-1 student use this form to request an updated I-20 or DS-2019 or to request a replacement I-20 for documents that were lost, stolen, or damaged. 
  • Mailing Authorization Form: F-1 and J-1 students use this form to arrange special delivery of a document or pick-up by another person.


This section lists forms for F-1 and J-1 students such as less than full-time enrollment, extending program length, non-summer vacation term, or transferring institutions.


This section provides forms for F-1 and J-1 students enrolled at the English Language Center (ELC) such as extending program length or transferring institutions.


This section has forms related to student employment such as requesting CPT or OPT along with information for on-campus employers hiring DU international students.


This webpage contains forms for J-1 scholars and other J-1 exchange visitor categories along with information related to employment-based visa categories such as H-1B and Canadian TN.

Miscellaneous Forms

  • Family Invitation Letter: F-1 and J-1 students can use this form in order to write an invitation letter to family and friends who wish to visit the U.S. and need to apply for a U.S. Visa. The second page includes a template for an invitation letter.