Find information on ISS virtual workshops 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 workshop to learn about Curricular Practical Training (CPT) eligibility requirements and the CPT application process.
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 workshop to learn about OPT eligibility requirements and the application process.
|Tuesday, December 8||4:00-5:00 pm||Zoom|
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? Come learn about non-immigrant and immigrant visa options.
|Friday, November 17||12:00-1:00 pm||Zoom|
Attend this 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.
|Friday, October 9||9:00-10:00 am||Zoom|
Join ISS for a discussion of the current hot topics impacting international students. Information relevant for semester planning, international travel, off campus work authorizations, important reminders and resources will be provided
ISS advisors will be available to answer your questions via chat.
|Thursday August 6||9:30-10:30 am||via Zoom|
Get answers to the most common questions about how the COVID pandemic is impacting off-campus work authorizations.
Are you a J-1 student interested in working on campus or off-campus in your field of study? This workshop will explore two work authorization options for J-1 students, on-campus employment and Academic Training.
This workshop is only for J-1 students who have a DS-2019 issued by UB.