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SEVIS fee reimbursement eligibility

There are two separate SEVIS fee reimbursement processes. 


1).  Wayne State University SEVIS Fee ($50) Reimbursement

This application is intended for international graduate assistants (i.e. GRAs, GSAs, GTAs) seeking reimbursement of their SEVIS fee payment.

Reimbursements will be authorized after the deadlines (fall, Nov. 1; winter, March 1; spring/summer, July 1) subject to the conditions below.

Important information:

  • Reimbursement will only be authorized if you (not the department) have already paid the SEVIS fee by the deadline.
  • The Graduate School will submit the reimbursement request after the deadline.
  • If your tuition account balance is zero, the university will issue a payment to you.
  • If your tuition account is not zero, the balance on the account will be deducted from your reimbursement payment.
  • No retroactive requests will be considered.

Winter 2017 SEVIS Fee Reimbursement Form – deadline March 1, 2017


2).  Federal I-901 SEVIS Fee Reimbursement

  • This reimbursement request is for GEOC represented bargaining unit members only.
  • Hard copy of this completed form including the I-901 SEVIS fee receipt are to be submitted at the Graduate School, 5057 Woodward Ave, Suite 6303
  • Deadline for submission November 1st

Federal SEVIS Reimbursement Form