The forms and links below are intended to be used as a quick reference only. It is advised to visit the corresponding pages before using these forms and links as they contain complete information. 

  • Admission/Transfer
    • Pre-Arrival Handbook
      Pre-Arrival Handbook
    • Reinstatement Application 
      Reinstatement Application 

      Fillable PDF Form

      Email completed form to global@westga.edu

    • Transfer Out of UWG
      Transfer Out of UWG

      Fillable PDF Form

      Email completed form to global@westga.edu

    • Transfer to UWG
      Transfer to UWG

      Fillable PDF Form 

      Email completed form to global@westga.edu

       

    • Transient Approval Form 
      Transient Approval Form

      Fillable PDF Form

      Email completed form to global@westga.edu

    • Withdrawl or Leave of Absence Request 
      Withdrawl or Leave of Absence Request 

      Fillable PDF Form

      Email completed form to global@westga.edu

  • Employment
    • Curricular Practical Training Application 
      Curricular Practical Training Application 

      Fillable PDF Form 

      Email completed form to global@westga.edu

    • Employer's Guide to Hiring International Students (Off Campus)
      Employer's Guide to Hiring International Students 

      Off Campus Employer Guide

      Employer's responsbilites and how to handle international students seeking employment both during and after their degree. 

    • Fillable Employment Letter (On Campus)
      Fillable Employment Letter 

      Letter to get Social Security Number

      Please be sure to print this letter on Departmental Letterhead. Students will take this letter to the Social Security office with the application to apply for a Social Security number. 

    • Form G-1145 
      Form G-1145

      G-1145

      Use this form to request text message and/or email when USCIS accepts your forms. 

    • Form I-765
      Form I-765

      I-765

      Use this form to request an employment authorization document, or EAD card. See the employment page for more details on how to fill out the form.  

    • Form I-983
      Form I-983

      I-983

      Use this form for to apply for the STEM Extension. See the OPT page for more details on applying for a STEM Extension 

    • Hiring an International Student (On Campus)
      Hiring an International Student 

      On Campus Guide to Hiring an International Student

      For use by on campus department at the University of West Georgia. Off campus employers should refer to the Off Campus Employer Guide. 

    • Optional Practical Training Application 
      Optional Practical Training Application 

      Fillable PDF Form

      Email completed form to global@westga.edu

    • OPT STEM Extension Application 
      OPT STEM Extension Application

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    • Pre and Post OPT Checklists 
      OPT Checklists 

      Pre-OPT Checklist (before graduation)

      Post-OPT Checklist (after graduation)

    • Social Security Application 
      Social Security Application 

      Application

      Only print and take page 5 with you to the Social Security Administration. 

    • On Campus Jobs 
      On Campus Jobs 

      Employment On Campus Options

    • Update Your Employer (OPT)
      Update Your Employer 

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  • Financial/Scholarships
  • Immigration & Services 
    • Airport Pickup Request (New Students)
      Airport Pickup Request 

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    • Airport Pickup Request (Returning Students)
      Airport Pickup Request 

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    • Maintaining Status Quiz 
      Maintaining Status Quiz 

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      Ensure you are logged into you MyUWG Gmail

    • Immigration Rules/Regulations (pdf)
      Immigration Rules & Regulations 

      Printable Version 

    • Reduced Course Load: Academic Difficulty 
      Reduced Course Load: Academic Difficulty

      Fillable PDF Form

      Email completed form to global@westga.edu

    • Reduced Course Load or Withdrawl: Medical Condition  
      Reduced Course Load or Withdrawl: Medical Condition

      Fillable PDF Form

      Email completed form to global@westga.edu

    • Reduced Course Load: Final Semester 
      Reduced Course Load: Final Semester

      Fillable PDF Form

      Email completed form to global@westga.edu

    • Graduation Support Letter 
      Graduation Support Letter

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    • Update Your Information 
      Update Your Information

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