international programs full time canadian commuter students

  • Does not need to reside in U.S. while attending school and does not need to provide LTU with local U.S. address.
  • Must enroll full-time (12 credits for undergraduate students, 6 credits for graduate students, doctorate students credit requirements vary by program) each fall and spring semester; summer enrollment is optional.
  • I-20 will be written for entire degree program, with expenses and funding for entire program.
  • Same SEVIS record with same SEVIS ID number for entire program.
  • I-901 fee of $200.00 USD will be paid on the same SEVIS record/SEVIS ID number; no need to transfer it to any other record.
  • Student will receive I-94 upon entering U.S. at start of program; student while retain I-94 throughout program while commuting between Canada and U.S. to attend classes.
  • Not eligible to work on campus.
  • Eligible for CPT work authorization after completing one full academic year of study.
  • Eligible for pre-completion OPT work authorization after completing one full academic year of study.
  • Eligible for post-completion OPT following completion of program of study, assuming student was enrolled for at least one full academic year
  • All of the above is based on continuous full-time enrollment and commuting from Canada each fall and spring semester until program is completed; summer enrollment is not required.

Contact us:

Office Location: C405, A. Alfred Taubman Student Service Center
Email: International@ltu.edu
Phone: 248.204.4100
Fax: 248.204.4115