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Departure Form

This e-form is for use by international students and J-1 scholars and faculty who are leaving Binghamton University and will not be at the university for the rest of the current semester and/or the following semester.

Once you have logged in to iSSS BU Client Services, the e-form is found under "General Forms" in the "iSSS BU Home Page" block.

The top section of the e-form provides instructions for completing the form. 


When filling out the e-form, required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Information about your planned departure is entered in the DEPARTURE INFORMATION section. Drop-down lists are available for:

  • Identifying whether you are a student or a scholar/faculty member;
  • Graduation date fields;
  • Reason for departure;
  • Departure date fields.

Click on the arrow to the right of the input field to see the lists.

Please note:

  • If you select "Other" as the "Reason for Departure", you will need to supply additional information in the "Other Reason" field.
  • If you are currently on OPT, your OPT authorization will no longer be valid as of your departure date.

A MAILING ADDRESS is needed in case ISSS needs to contact you after your departure. A drop-down list of countries is available by clicking on the arrow to the right of the input field.


Read the information in the verification box carefully. Check the two boxes, then click the "Submit" button.


The top of the e-form is displayed, with a message that the e-form has been submitted for review.


Please allow 3-5 days for processing.  You will receive an email when ISSS has completing processing your e-form.


Last Updated: 10/23/18