It is your responsibility as an F-1 student to maintain your status. You can find more information about how to maintain your status on the second page (instructions) of your I-20, and at USCIS (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services): www.uscis.gov.
Please follow the guidelines listed here to help you maintain your status:
Attend 18 hours of class per week
Attend at least 80% of classes
Report a change of address to the Director within 10 days of your move
Attend 2 consecutive semesters of class before taking a vacation
Make sure your immigration documents are safe and secure
Keep your passport valid
You may remain in the country up to 60 days after you complete your studies
If you need a program extension, speak to the Director one month BEFORE the program end date on your I-20
If you would like to extend your status, please follow these steps:
Notify the Director one month before the program end date
Provide a current financial document that shows a balance of $2200 for each additional month you plan to study
$1100 for tuition, $1100 for living expenses
Dependents are $300 per month per dependent
AIA will try to notify you in advance of your I-20 expiration, date but it is your responsibility to request an extension.