Amanda K. Stinemetz
Director of Educational Pathways for International Centers and Students (EPICS)
Turley Center Room 311
Phone: (304) 367-4490
Eligibility for F-2 Status
F2 Arrival to Fairmont State University -upon arrival the dependent should bring the SEVIS I-20 to the International Student Advising Office to have it signed on page 3. This signature indicates that you have arrived in the U.S. and that Fairmont State University has been notified.
Maintaining F-2 Dependent Status
Dependents & Family/Friend Invitations
Fairmont State University strongly supports the reunification of families and friends. Spouses and unmarried minor children can be admitted in F-2 dependent status while family and friends can apply for a visitor's visa to visit students in the United States.
Steps to obtain a dependent I-20:
Steps to invite friends & family:
Your friend or family member will apply at the local consulate for a (B) visitor’s visa