Upcoming Events

Thursday, October 18

OPT Information Session

The OPT Information session covers the following topics:

  • About OPT
  • How to apply for OPT
  • How to maintain status while on OPT
  • Additional information about STEM OPT

NOTE: This session does not replace or fulfill the requirement for students to watch the OPT tutuorial in My OIS before requesting an OPT I-20.

1:00pm to 2:30pm
630 William Pitt Union

Friday, October 19

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, October 26

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

Monday, October 29

CPT/OPT Workshop - PHARM Students Only

On Monday, October 29th, Pharmacy and OIS will be co-hosting an employment workshop for international students in F-1 status (if you are in J-1 status, you may still attend, but may not find the information relevant).  This invitation is open only to Pharmacy students at Pitt.
 
No need to confirm your attendance.  Please contact Kate (kate.madeano@pitt.edu) with any questions.

12:00pm to 1:00pm
524 Salk Hall

Friday, November 2

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, November 9

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, November 9

CPT/OPT Workshop - SCI Students Only

SCI and OIS will be co-hosting three workshops this fall 2018 semester for international students in F-1 status (if you are in J-1 status, you may still attend, but may not find the information relevant).  CS and AI majors still affiliated with DSAS are also included on this invitation because OIS considers you a SCI student, regardless of your school affiliation.

This session will be offered on three dates (September 21, October 12, and November 9);  please choose to attend only one.  The content of all workshops will be the same.  Dates and locations are different. 

Please contact Kate (kate.madeano@pitt.edu) with any questions.

12:00pm to 1:00pm
5317 Sennott Square

Friday, November 16

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 22

OIS is Closed

OIS is closed for the university break.

Friday, November 23

OIS is Closed

OIS is closed for the university break.