If you are studying abroad, notify the OGS of your acceptance to an NYU study abroad program.
If you are conducting research abroad, provide the OGS advisor a letter of support from your academic advisor or director of graduate studies which confirms:
Study or research abroad for F-1 purposes is approved for a maximum of one year at a time. If your plan is to study or research abroad beyond that timeframe, inform an OGS advisor when discussing your situation. Students who are studying or researching abroad more than two years may not be eligible to maintain F-1 status.
If the OGS advisor verifies your study or research plans meet the F-1 regulatory requirements, you must do the following to maintain F-1 status and benefits:
Note: This information does NOT apply to J-1 students. There are immigration restrictions that impact the ability of J-1 students who wish to study or research abroad. J-1 students who wish to research or study abroad must contact an OGS advisor directly for guidance.