SEVIS fee reimbursement eligibility

There are two separate SEVIS fee reimbursement processes: 

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.

SEVIS Fee Reimbursement Form

Federal I-901 SEVIS Fee Reimbursement

  • This reimbursement request is for GEOC represented bargaining unit members only.
  • Submit an electronic copy of this completed form including the I-901 SEVIS fee receipt by email to Tricia Koufes,
  • Deadline for submission November 1st

Federal SEVIS Reimbursement Form