Current International Students

Current International Students

Thanksgiving Host Program

Spend Thanksgiving Day – Thursday November 28 –  with an American family! This new program has been created to share one of our holidays unique to the U.S. You and a friend (or your family) will have a chance to experience the traditional thanksgiving foods cooked with the cultural flavors from the host’s family origin. Register online by November 14.  Watch Brookdale Newsmakers story featuring student Karen S. and Dr. Ave Latte talk about their Thanksgiving dinner experience.

Maintaining your Status

Your Responsibilities in F-1 Status
Request to Drop below Full – Time
Concurrent Enrollment Information

Extending your F-1 Status and Statement of Financial Support
Reinstatement to Lawful F-1 Status
Travel Instructions (traveling within the U.S/ re-entering the U.S.)
International Student Request Form


Overview of Working while in F-1 Status
Curricular Practical Training and Sample Employer Letter
Optional Practical Training and OPT Employer Information Form
Economic Necessity Instructions and Application and Educational Budget
2018 Tax Return Information for International Students
Pre-filled-Form 8843-2018

Join the International Student Association

Currently enrolled at Brookdale? Join us in the International Student Association! The only requirement is that you have an interest in learning more about the world and other cultures. Meetings are every Tuesday in MAC 204, from 12 to 1 pm. If you’re interested in joining, please contact