Upcoming Events

Wednesday, January 22

OPT Presentation for LLM Students Only

9:00am
G46 Barco Law Building

Wednesday, January 22

Lunch and Learn: Art and Culture in Pittsburgh

Learn about the rich history of art and culture in Pittsburgh. This presentation will cover famous figures such as Andy Warhol and August Wilson, along with the best ways to become involved in Pittsburgh's vibrant art culture.
 

12:00pm to 1:30pm
Kurtzman Room (Main Floor of the William Pitt Union

Wednesday, January 22

Employment Presentation for CBA Students

CBA students can learn about CBA-specific rules about CPT. Also, they can learn about how and when to apply for OPT. 

12:30pm
CBA Zone (outside of Tafel Advising Center)

Friday, January 24

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

Friday, January 24

OPT Presentation for KATZ Students Only

11:15am
117 Mervis Hall

Tuesday, January 28

Maintaining Your Visa Status as a STEM Major

Learn about useful tips on CPT, OPT, STEM extension, transitioning from student status (F1) to work status (H1B) etc and become aware of the resources available to you.

12:00pm to 1:00pm
1145 Benedum Hall

Friday, January 31

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

Friday, January 31

Maintaining Your Visa Status as a STEM Major

Learn about useful tips on CPT, OPT, STEM extension, transitioning from student status (F1) to work status (H1B) etc and become aware of the resources available to you.

5:00pm to 6:00pm
102 Benedum Hall

Friday, February 7

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

Saturday, February 8

Trip To Warhol Museum

As part of OIS's Experience America program, we invite you and your immediate family members to join us for a trip to The Andy Warhol Museum on Pittsburgh’s North Shore on Saturday, February 8, 2020.
 
Tickets are $5.00 and can be purchased at the box office on the main floor of the William Pitt Union starting January 17th through noon on February 7th. Each ticket entitles the purchaser to a one-hour guided tour of the museum, a group studio art project and a one-hour free period to explore the museum and/or hang out in the museum’s café area.
 
OIS will provide busing to and from the museum for those who need it. Buses will be boarded at 9:30 AM from Sandusky Street from Bigelow Boulevard on the east side of Soldiers and Sailors Memorial. If you would like to stay at the Warhol after the event, you are welcome to do so and can take public transportation back to campus.

10:00am to 1:00pm
Bus will pick up on Bigelow Blvd.