Upcoming Events

Thursday, October 24

OIS Hour at the Global Hub

Come to Pitt’s Global Hub to ask a quick question about your immigration documents, off-campus employment authorization, international travel plans, etc., or just to say hello!

10:00am to 11:00am
Global Hub, Posvar Hall Ground Floor

Friday, October 25

Scholar Orientation

Attendance at orientation is required for all new J-1 scholars and interns. Scholars and interns will learn basic immigration regulations relevant to their status, and general information for adjustment to Pittsburgh and the surrounding community, and will also receive informational packets for future reference during their stay. Please bring passport, visa, I-94 and DS-2019 with you to the orientation.

10:30am to 12:00pm
708 William Pitt Union

Thursday, October 31

OIS Hour at the Global Hub

Come to Pitt’s Global Hub to ask a quick question about your immigration documents, off-campus employment authorization, international travel plans, etc., or just to say hello!

10:00am to 11:00am
Global Hub, Posvar Hall Ground Floor

Friday, November 1

Scholar Orientation

Attendance at orientation is required for all new J-1 scholars and interns. Scholars and interns will learn basic immigration regulations relevant to their status, and general information for adjustment to Pittsburgh and the surrounding community, and will also receive informational packets for future reference during their stay. Please bring passport, visa, I-94 and DS-2019 with you to the orientation.

10:30am to 12:00pm
708 William Pitt Union

Thursday, November 7

OIS Hour at the Global Hub

Come to Pitt’s Global Hub to ask a quick question about your immigration documents, off-campus employment authorization, international travel plans, etc., or just to say hello!

10:00am to 11:00am
Global Hub, Posvar Hall Ground Floor

Friday, November 8

Scholar Orientation

Attendance at orientation is required for all new J-1 scholars and interns. Scholars and interns will learn basic immigration regulations relevant to their status, and general information for adjustment to Pittsburgh and the surrounding community, and will also receive informational packets for future reference during their stay. Please bring passport, visa, I-94 and DS-2019 with you to the orientation.

10:30am to 12:00pm
708 William Pitt Union

Thursday, November 14

OIS Hour at the Global Hub

Come to Pitt’s Global Hub to ask a quick question about your immigration documents, off-campus employment authorization, international travel plans, etc., or just to say hello!

10:00am to 11:00am
Global Hub, Posvar Hall Ground Floor

Friday, November 15

Scholar Orientation

Attendance at orientation is required for all new J-1 scholars and interns. Scholars and interns will learn basic immigration regulations relevant to their status, and general information for adjustment to Pittsburgh and the surrounding community, and will also receive informational packets for future reference during their stay. Please bring passport, visa, I-94 and DS-2019 with you to the orientation.

10:30am to 12:00pm
708 William Pitt Union

Wednesday, November 20

EB-1b Permanent Residency Information Session

This session is a prerequisite to apply for employment-based permanent residency in the EB-1b Outstanding Professor or Research category with the University of Pittsburgh. Presenters will cover the main criteria for qualifying under this category and how to document your qualifications. Topics covered will be:

  • University and regulatory requirements for permanent residency sponsorship
  • Qualifying as an Outstanding Professor or Researcher
  • Evidentiary standards for the EB-1b
  • Next steps to pursue the EB-1b at Pitt
  • Minimal information will be provided on other employment-based green card options

This session is open to current University of Pittsburgh employees only.  Please make sure to review the information in My OIS related to Permanent Residency prior to the session (Departmental Services > Permanent Residency).

12:00pm to 1:30pm
700 William Pitt Union

Thursday, November 21

OIS Hour at the Global Hub

Come to Pitt’s Global Hub to ask a quick question about your immigration documents, off-campus employment authorization, international travel plans, etc., or just to say hello!

10:00am to 11:00am
Global Hub, Posvar Hall Ground Floor