Upcoming Events

Thursday, December 13

OIS Closing at 12pm (Noon)

12:00pm to 5:00pm
708 William Pitt Union

Friday, December 14

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, December 19

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.

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

Friday, December 21

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, December 21

OIS Closing at 1pm

1:00pm to 5:00pm
708 William Pitt Union

Monday, December 24

OIS is Closed

OIS is closed for the university break.

Tuesday, December 25

OIS is Closed

OIS is closed for the university break.

Wednesday, December 26

OIS is Closed

OIS is closed for the university break.

Thursday, December 27

OIS is Closed

OIS is closed for the university break.

Friday, December 28

OIS is Closed

OIS is closed for the university break.