Transfer to Mizzou

If you are a J-1 student, please contact an international student adviser to discuss your transfer.

If you are an F-1 student, the process for transferring from one U.S. school to another is easy. Simply have your immigration record transferred from your current school to MU following these steps.

  1. Obtain admission to MU through the Office of Admissions or Graduate School.
  2. Follow your current school’s SEVIS transfer out process. Provide the Transfer to MU form along with your MU admissions letter as part of the process.
    • Discuss your SEVIS transfer date to MU with your current school.
      • As of this date, you will be considered an MU student and no longer a student at your current school.
      • The date must be after the end of a semester at your current school and no more than five months before the beginning of the next semester at MU.
      • The date must be during the 60-day grace period after the completion date of your program or optional practical training.
      • Your employment authorization will end on your release date.
  3. Submit your Transfer to MU form.
    • Undergraduate students: Upload to your application status page.
    • Graduate students: Upload your transfer form to your Graduate School enrollment form, accessed from your Application Status page.
  4. On your release date, SEVIS will electronically transfer your record to MU through SEVIS.
  5. If you indicated on your transfer form that you are traveling internationally, MU will email your transfer-pending I-20 to your MU email address. You must use your MU I-20 when you re-enter the United States after your transfer release date. You will receive your transfer-completed I-20 after you complete the immigration check-in process.