Ohio University

All Students: iCats

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.

Here's how to get started:

1. Go to icats.ohio.edu and click on the blue login button.

iCats login button location.

2. Login using your OHIO network ID and password (This is the same information you use to access your OHIO email).

3. On the leftside menu, find either F-1 Student Services or J-1 Student Services, and click to see the forms available to you.

Red Arrow pointing to student services tab on leftside menu

We would like your feedback! Our goal is to make this system as user friendly as we can. If you have feedback about confusing or unclear language, suggestions for improvements, of if you find an error, please let us know at isfs@ohio.edu.

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.