Did you miss the latest "OISS Weekly: Your International Student Newsletter"? No worries! Find the most up to date publication and ICYMI section below.
In case you missed it (ICYMI), below are the latest announcements you need to know about:
On-Campus Employment, CPT & Interning
Watch our Employment & CPT Explained video to learn about your eligibility and the process. Never begin an internship without pre-authorization from OISS on your I-20. Any questions? Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Graduating this semester?
Let us know you are graduating this semester by submitting the Studies Completion Form. If you are not sure what to do after completing your degree, please visit our Graduation Page and explore the options you have as an F1 student. Don't allow your I-20 to expire if you need an extension!
Scam and Fraud Advisory
SEVP is reminding international students to beware of a scam involving individuals using the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) Response Center (SRC) hone numbers (703-603-3400 and 800-892-4829) and claiming to be SRC representatives. See this advisory on Study in the States as well this handout from the ICE Office of Professional Responsibility.
Traveling Abroad this coming break
As always, please make sure you are informed about potential travel restrictions, COVID-19 requirements and visa obligations when traveling outside the U.S. with plans to return. To make sure your F1 visa is in compliance, please do the following before travelling:
• Submit your mandatory "intention to travel" form.
• Verify that your I-20 is accurate and have a travel signature (page 2) less than 5-months old
• If older than 5 months, come to the CGE with your I-20 and passport during our "TRAVEL SIGNATURE WALK-IN DAYS"