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Introducing iCats


iCats is a software system that will make it easier for students to submit requests to International Student and Faculty Services (ISFS). It offers form submission and tracking through an online portal.

Information about the iCats program


The following eforms are currently available:

F-1 Students:

            Under F-1 Student Services

  • Add a new dependent
  • Reduced course load for medical reasons
  • Remove ISFS hold request
  • Replace lost I-20
  • Report enrollment at another institution
  • Report new immigration status
  • Request I-20 for new academic program
  • SEVIS transfer out request
  • Travel signature request
  • Visitor invitation letter

Under F-1 Practical Training:

  • OPT EADA received
  • OPT Employment Update
  • SEVP portal lockout

J-1 Students (Holding a DS-2019 from Ohio University):

            Under J-1 Student Services:

  • Add a new dependent request
  • On campus work authorization request
  • Reduced course load for medical reasons request
  • Remove ISFS hold request
  • Replace lost DS-2019
  • Report new immigration status request
  • Travel signature request
  • Visit invitation request

International Office

  • eShipGlobal shipping request


ISFS will continue to develop new forms over the coming months, with the goal of becoming a nearly paper-free office! Watch the Weekly Update emails from our office for news of additional eforms.








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