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Social Security Office/Department of Motor Vehicles Trip

Once we have at least 5 or more people who RSVP to either the Social Security Office or DMV trip, we will schedule a trip to the respective office.  Please note, you must have a job offer before you are eligible to apply for Social Security Number.  Before you can apply for a state ID or Texas driver's license you must have established Texas residency for at least 30 days.

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Welcome Reception R.S.V.P

All current F and J visa holders are encouraged to attend and welcome the new Fall 2016 students!  Please join us to welcome the new Fall students as well as welcome everyone back from the summer break and have a great time before the Fall term gets in full swing.  Snacks and refreshments will be provided, we will also have local businesses at this event to assist you with your transition to American living!  MET Lobby and rooms 109-111, August 12, 5:30-7:30pm

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7 Month STEM Extension : Optional Practical Training New I-20 Application

Use this form to request an I-20 to apply for an additional 7-month OPT STEM Extension. 

Eligibility for a STEM Extension:

You have graduated with a Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD in a STEM field. These are identified by CIP code. For a complete approved list of CIP codes, please go to www.ice.gov/sevis/stemlist.htm Must have at least 150 calendar days remaining before the end of the 17-month OPT period at the time the Form I-765  is filed You and your... Fill Out Form

24 Month STEM Extension : Optional Practical Training New I-20 Application

Use this form to request an I-20 to apply for the 24-month OPT STEM Extension. 

Eligibility for a STEM Extension:

You have graduated with a Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD in a STEM field. These are identified by CIP code. For a complete approved list of CIP codes, please go to www.ice.gov/sevis/stemlist.htm Application must be submitted during the period of your current OPT, but no earlier than 120 days prior to end date You and your employer have... Fill Out Form

I-20 Extension Request (Copy)

International Students use this from to request an extension to their I-20 expiry date.

Federal regulations allow only certain compelling academic or medical reasons for a student to extend the F-1 status. Delays caused by poor performance, academic probation, suspension or CPT (internships) are not allowed by regulation. The SEVIS system allows a maximum one year extension. Students should meet with both ISSS and their advisor before completing this form.

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OPT Workshop 1

Wednesday, Jan 20, 3:30 pm
EAD-524

The OPT Workshop will better acquaint you with the requirements to apply for Optional Practical Training. Before any OPT request will be approved, the student must have attended an OPT workshop. If you are graduating this semester, this is 1 of 2 workshops that will be held this Spring.

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OPT Workshop

Monday, Jun 3, 12 pm
EAD 291

If you will be completing your program this summer and plan on applying for OPT, you are required to attend a mandatory workshop before being allowed to apply for OPT.

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Limited spaces available

Employment Options after the F-1 Visa

Tuesday, Apr 16, 5 pm
EAD 108 (Luibel Hall)

Come find out about your options as an international student for employment after graduation from an experienced immigration attorney. Find out how to move from the F-1 visa to the H1-B, and finally permanent residency.

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Glacier Tax Prep Workshop

Tuesday, Feb 5, 5 pm
EAD 514

If you are an international student and will need to file an income tax return for the 2012 tax year, this workshop will explain the procedures and give you the tools necessary to file your taxes. 

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Limited spaces available

OPT Workshop

Thursday, Feb 7, 12 pm
EAD 291

If you are completing your degree in Spring 2013 and want to utilize your OPT opportunity, you must attend at least one OPT workshop in order to apply.

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Limited spaces available

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Rakia Johnson updated the form Social Security Letter Request

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OPT Workshop

Tuesday, Sep 4, 5 pm
EAD-719

This workshop is open to all students, but those graduating in the fall 2012 term are required to attend an OPT workshop before they can request an OPT I-20.

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Meagan Cross updated the event OPT Workshop

Rakia Johnson updated the form Initial Attendance I-20 Request

Rakia Johnson updated the form CPT Application

Rakia Johnson updated the form OPT I-20 request

Rakia Johnson updated the form Dependent I-20 Request

Lauren Michelle Jacobsen updated the form FGEN Certificate Program I-20 Request

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