Welcome to the Office of International Students
(Part of the Division of Academic Support and Student Affairs)
Striving & Thriving @ NJIT (a follow-up to Orientation)
DATE: Monday, September 22, 2014
TIME: 11:30am - 1:00pm
LOCATION: Campus Center Ballroom B
SCROLL DOWN TO SEE WALK-IN HOURS & WORKSHOPS for 2014 & 2015
DOCUMENTS FOR CPT, OPT AND OTHER REQUESTS CAN BE DROPPED OFF AT THE OIS FRONT COUNTER. FOR STUDENTS WHO CANNOT LEAVE WORK, YOU MAY FAX TO: 973-596-5450.
The Office of International Students is the primary university resource and focal point for international student services. The Office provides international students with comprehensive, on-going assistance in all matters related to maintaining valid immigration status. It oversees and offers a range of programs and services, throughout the year, to ease the student adjustment to the NJIT community.
In addition to orientation programs prior to the beginning of each semester, the Office provides updated information and advice regarding the complex ever-changing federal regulations. Other services include:
Tax preparation workshops
Work permission and practical training recommendations (CPT & OPT)
Travel and dependents' documents
Full time certification letters, visit letters and commencement letters
Social Security and banking referral letters.
Also, the Office administers and coordinates the university’s exchange program.
Note: The Office of International Students does not handle admissions applications or decisions. Kindly direct your inquiries regarding your admission status to email@example.com or call the Office of University Admissions at 973-596-3300.
WORKSHOPS FOR FALL 2014 & SPRING 2015
WORKSHOPS - 2014 DATE TIME LOCATION
|Optional Practical Training (OPT)||September 24||3:00-4:30pm||Cullimore Lecture Hall III|
|October 30||3:00-4:30pm||Ballroom B|
|NOTE: The Form I-765 Application Fee||November 11||2:00-3:30pm||Campus Center 240|
|for OPT is $380.00||December 1||2:00-3:30pm||Ballroom A|
|CAP GAP||October 8||3:00-4:30pm||TBD|
|Road to the Green Card||October 30||2:30-4:30pm||Ballroom B|
|Striving @ NJIT||Sept. 22nd||11:30-1:00pm||Ballroom B|
WORKSHOPS - 2015
|Optional Practical Training - OPT||January 27||2:00-3:30pm||TBD|
For those applying for OPT:
• If you are completing your program this semester, you MUST attend one workshop.
• Applications for OPT MUST reach the Vermont Service Center and be receipted within 30 days of the signature of the international student advisor on page 3 of the OPT I-20.
• Your paperwork will be processed only after you have attended a workshop.
• Please bring your most recent I-20 and passport to the workshop.
• USCIS processing times can reach 90 days. Plan accordingly. In other words, APPLY AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE. However, if you have any doubts about completing your program, please see an international student advisor FIRST before applying for OPT.
• The workshops begin promptly. Please be considerate to your fellow students and OIS staff and do not arrive late
REMINDER: Form I-765 Application fee for OPT is $380.
Walk in Hours:
Wednesday, September 3 (9-11:30am & 1-3:00pm)
Wednesday, September 10 (9-11:30am & 1-3:00pm)
Wednesday, September 17 (9-11:30am & 1-3:00pm)
Wednesday, September 24 (9-11:30am & 1-3:00pm)
TRAVEL REMINDER: If you are traveling, page 3 of your current I-20 must be signed by OIS. The signature is valid for 6 months.
Got questions: Call 973-596-2451
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