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All students in F-1 or J-1 status MUST update their physical address (place of residence) in the United States (no Post Office Boxes) within 10 days of any move (this includes temporary moves for the summer, if residing in the U.S.). Students must update their address and phone number in the ISSS Portal.  You can find more information and instructions on how to complete this here.

Failure to report a change in your address within 10 days of moving will be considered a violation of your immigration status. It is very important that all students in F-1 or J-1 status comply with reporting requirements. Any questions about reporting address changes should be directed to the ISSS office.

Email Address Reporting

Students must also ensure they have an updated email address in ConnectCarolina. This is especially important for students who have graduated since ISSS needs to contact students while on Optional Practical Training (OPT). Please make sure you put a non-UNC email address as your personal email address . Once you graduate, you might also want your non-UNC email address to be your preferred email so you would need to check the preferred box.