Upcoming Events

Wednesday, February 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.

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

Friday, February 22

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, February 22

CPT/OPT Workshop - SCI Students Only

OIS and SCI will be hosting three workshops for F-1 and J-1 students this semester.  The topic will be employment authorization and will cover authorization while you are still enrolled as a student and post-graduation.  The content in each will be the same, but the location and dates will change.  Please choose the date and register for the workshop that works best for your schedule.  Sessions are available February 22, March 21, and April 5.

12:00pm to 1:00pm
IS Building, 3rd Floor Theater

Friday, March 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

Friday, March 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, March 21

CPT/OPT Workshop - SCI Students Only

OIS and SCI will be hosting three workshops for F-1 and J-1 students this semester.  The topic will be employment authorization and will cover authorization while you are still enrolled as a student and post-graduation.  The content in each will be the same, but the location and dates will change.  Please choose the date and register for the workshop that works best for your schedule.  Sessions are available February 22, March 21, and April 5.

12:00pm to 1:00pm
IS Building, 3rd Floor Theater

Friday, March 22

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, March 29

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, April 5

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, April 5

CPT/OPT Workshop - SCI Students Only

OIS and SCI will be hosting three workshops for F-1 and J-1 students this semester.  The topic will be employment authorization and will cover authorization while you are still enrolled as a student and post-graduation.  The content in each will be the same, but the location and dates will change.  Please choose the date and register for the workshop that works best for your schedule.  Sessions are available February 22, March 21, and April 5.

12:00pm to 1:00pm
IS Building, 3rd Floor Theater