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Spanish-American Institute

A Not-For-Profit, Equal Educational Opportunity Language School

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Manhattan, New York 10001

Serving International Students In New York City Since 1955


Annual Vacation


Annual Vacation:

The period of time, the equivalent of one academic term,

which an F student is eligible to take off from school.

F students become eligible after completing one academic year

and may then take one term of vacation each following year.


A Full-Time Student At Spanish-American Institute

Who Is Enrolled In Or Who Upgrades To A 12-Month Session

May Request A 3-Month Annual Vacation

After Having Maintained Satisfactory Academic Progress For Nine Months.

The Student Should Be Sure To:

e-CFR Data is current as of March 12, 2015

(iii) Annual vacation. An F-1 student at an academic institution is considered to be in status during the annual (or summer) vacation if the student is eligible and intends to register for the next term. A student attending a school on a quarter or trimester calendar who takes only one vacation a year during any one of the quarters or trimesters instead of during the summer is considered to be in status during that vacation, if the student has completed the equivalent of an academic year prior to taking the vacation.