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Information Sessions & Events Calendar

Held via WebEx, all information sessions run approximately 45 minutes.

View the Google Calendar below to see information session and event details and add to your personal calendar!

F-1 Regulations
For all international students to learn more about current F-1 regulations. Please have passport & I-20 handy. 

Thursday, September 3  
1:00 pm    Virtual WebEx
Tuesday, October 6
3:00 pm  Virtual WebEx

Thursday, November 5    

1:00 pm  Virtual WebEx

WORK in the U.S.
For F-1 students not completing studies in December or January who are interested in learning more about all F-1 employment benefits with particular emphasis on Curricular Practical Training (credit-bearing internships).

Thursday, September 10 1:00 pm    Virtual WebEx
Wednesday, October 14
3:00 pm  Virtual WebEx
Tuesday, December 1 - just added!
1:00 pm  Virtual WebEx

OPT
Mandatory for F-1 students completing studies in December or January who want post-completion Optional Practical Training (OPT). All students seeking post-completion OPT must verify their completion of studies and submit a copy of their I-94 information (accessible via the I-94 retrieval website) immediately following the session. Because of the lengthy authorization process, students are strongly encouraged to come to an early session and must be physically present in the U.S. to apply for OPT. The International Student Advisor will only endorse the applications of students who attend one of these sessions.

Friday, September 11 10:00 am   Virtual WebEx   
Thursday, September 17
1:00 pm Virtual WebEx
Wednesday, September 23
3:00 pm Virtual WebEx
Thursday, October 1 1:00 pm  Virtual WebEx
Thursday, October 8
1:00 pm

Virtual WebEx

Wednesday, October 21
3:00 pm Virtual WebEx
Thursday, November 12
1:00 pm Virtual WebEx
Friday, December 4
10:00 am     Virtual WebEx

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