An extension of stay may be requested if the student needs more time to complete their studies. Students must submit the DS-2019 extension application to DCISS at least 3 weeks prior to the end date listed on their DS-2019. DCISS needs at least 15 working days to process the extension. The earliest DCISS can process an extension is 6 months prior to the DS-2019 end date.
The DS-2019 extension application consists of the the following documents:
- DS-2019 Student Request Form: signatures required from Academic Counselor and Faculty Supervisor or Department Chairperson.
- Confidential Financial Statement (CFS) : Please refer to the financial chart to determine the amount of funding you need to show.
- Financial Documents : UCLA funding letter , bank statement, etc.
- Departmental Recharge Order Form : Only required for self-supporting programs (e.g. MBA). Please contact your academic department for details.
The DS-2019 extension application must be uploaded at the following link: