Find information about ISS virtual information sessions for students and members of the UB community.
This session explains how you are responsible for following US immigration regulations to maintain your visa status. All newly arrived international students, students changing their status to F-1, students who failed to maintain their F-1 status, and those returning to UB after being away for one year or more must watch an Immigration Session.
F-1 students who are interested in working off campus to fulfill internship requirements in their major field of study should attend this session to learn about Curricular Practical Training (CPT) eligibility requirements and the CPT application process. Registration is required to receive information about joining a session.
|Date||Time (EST)||Location||To Register|
|Monday, September 26, 2022||4:00-5:00 pm||Zoom||Completed|
|Thursday, October 20, 2022||12:30-1:30 pm||Zoom||Completed|
|Tuesday, November 8, 2022||3:30-4:30 pm||Zoom||Completed|
|Friday, December 2, 2022||2:00-3:00 pm||Zoom||CLICK HERE|
Are you an F-1 student who is planning to work off-campus after finishing your degree requirements? Optional Practical Training (OPT) authorization is required for F-1 students to work in the U.S. after graduation/completion of their degree program requirements. Attend this information session to learn about OPT eligibility requirements and the application process. Registration is required to receive information about joining a session.
|Friday, October 7, 2022||3:00-4:30 pm||Zoom||Completed|
|Monday, October 17, 2022||2:00-3:30 pm||Zoom||Completed|
|Friday, October 28, 2022||3:30-5:00 pm||Zoom||Completed|
|Thursday November 3, 2022||3:30-5:00 pm||Zoom||Completed|
|Thursday, November 10, 2022||12:30-2:00 pm||Zoom||Completed|
|Friday, November 18, 2022||12:30-2:00 pm||Zoom||CLICK HERE|
|Friday, November 29, 2022||12:00-1:00 pm||Zoom||CLICK HERE|
What options are available to allow you to live and work in the U.S. after completion of OPT? How do you decide which works for you? Attend this information session to learn about non-immigrant and immigrant visa options from a local immigration attorney. Registration is required to receive information about joining the session.
|Friday, November 18, 2022||3:00 pm||Zoom||CLICK HERE|
Are you planning to travel internationally during break? If so, do you know what documents are required and what to be prepared for upon your re-entry to the U.S.? Come learn about these and other travel topics for F-1 and J-1 visa holders.
|Friday, November 4, 2022||2:00-3:00||Zoom||CLICK HERE|
Watch this information session to learn what to do if you are currently on a leave of absence and plan to return to UB in the near future.