H4 to F1 COS

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Please help!

Background: I am on H4 visa right now and will be starting MS graduate program (with full tuition waiver) in August 2021 in the same university where my husband (H1B) currently works on a temporary position (Say Place A). Both of our I-797's are valid until the end of November 2021 from the current position but he is starting a new position in a different US state before August 2021 with a fresh H1B (Say Place B). 



1. Is it mandatory for me to move to the same place with him as I am on H4?

2. How will my change of status (COS) application from H4 to F1 with USCIS be affected if we are at two different places (husband on H1B at a place A versus me in a graduate program at place B.) I plan to file COS by September 2021. 

Please suggest any ideas to resolve this issue. 

Thank you!

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