Office of International Students

Welcome to the Office of International Students  

(Part of the Division of Academic Support and Student Affairs)

REMINDER: 

Striving & Thriving @ NJIT  (a follow-up to Orientation)

DATE:          Monday, September 22, 2014

TIME:          11:30am - 1:00pm

LOCATION:  Campus Center Ballroom B

MANDATORY ATTENDANCE!

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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 admissions@njit.edu or call the Office of University Admissions at 973-596-3300.

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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
February 10 2:00-3:30pm TBD
March 12 2:00-3:30pm TBD
April 21 2:00-3:30pm TBD
May 4 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.

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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 

Email:  international.students@njit.edu

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