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Chai with a Cop!

Friday, Oct 13, 12 pm
EAD 291

International Services Office and the UNTHSC Police Department is hosting a chai and chat session specifically for our International student population.  Now is the time to ask questions and learn the correct protocols regarding scams, getting pulled over, Texas state gun laws, and what to do in dangerous situations.  Of course, there will be chai and light refreshments served.  

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US Banking Skills

Monday, Aug 21, 5 pm
EAD 406

Please join BB&T bank representatives to discuss the US banking system and financial literacy.   We will discuss establishing a credit history, credit cards and credit debt.  We will also provide pizza! 

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Limited spaces available

International Student Welcome Reception

Friday, Aug 11, 5 pm
EAD Atrium

Meet new and current International students at the welcome reception!  We will also have banks, cell phone companies, public transportation and more to help your transition to life in Fort Worth.  Light refreshments will be served.

Date:  August 11, 2017 Location:  EAD Atrium Time:  5pm-6:30pm
This event does not require an RSVP.

ISA Welcome Social Event

Monday, Aug 7, 4:30 pm
Fitness Center Parking Lot

The ISA and the International Services Office would like to welcome new International students as well as those returning from summer break with a social event kick off for the Fall term!  We will meet at the Fitness Center Parking lot and walk to a local restaurant for light refreshments.  We hope to see you there!

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Montgomery Plaza Trip

Saturday, Aug 5, 10 am
Meet at Fitness Center Parking Lot

Join us for a trip to  Montgomery Plaza to pick up needed items.  This area has stores to shop for groceries, clothing, bedding and school supplies. Have all you need? Come along anyway to see more of Fort Worth, buy some lunch or get some ice cream!

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Limited spaces available

Break for Art!

Friday, Apr 21, 9:15 am
EAD 703

Take a break to enjoy Art!  Join the International Services Office for a mid-morning break with breakfast pastries and coffee and then head over to the Amon Carter Museum of American Art for a guided tour highlighting some of Carter's permanent art collection.  The tour will take approximately an hour.  If you are unable to attend the tour, stop by for coffee, pastries and good company! 

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F1 Refresher Session

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2 pm
EAD 703

F1 visa holders are required to attend the F1 Refresher Session to review the F1 federal regulations. There have been several new updates and changes for F1 visa holders and our office wants to make sure you're aware of the new changes.  It will also be a great opportunity to review/refresh the current regulations.  Our goal is to make sure you have all the information needed so that you do not have any issues with immigration in the future.  

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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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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 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

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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OPT Workshop

Tuesday, Sep 4, 5 pm

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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