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  • Sunday, March 12, 2017

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  • Tuesday, March 14, 2017

    • International Bridge Program: Security at Charles Village Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm Location: Homewood, Gilman 219 Details:

      This bridge event is focused on letting the current international community ask questions and learn about JHU’s security precautions near Charles Village and the Homewood campus. Additionally, there will be a presentation on credit security.

      Presented by Lt. Moffet, Crime Prevention & Event Security Coordinator

       
       
  • Wednesday, March 15, 2017

    • J-1 Scholar Orientation Time: 10:00am - 11:00am Location: Reed Hall, First Floor Details:

      This is a mandatory orientation for new J-1 Scholars.

      Topics include J-1 immigration documents, responsibilities as a J-1 Scholar, the 2 year home residency requirement, travel, and OIS processes for J-1 updates, extensions and more.

      To make a reservation: email J1-Scholars@jhmi.edu.  Include the date of the session you plan to attend in your email.

       
       
  • Thursday, March 16, 2017

    • H-1B E-Form Training for Departmental Administrators Time: 9:30am - 11:30am Location: Reed Hall, First Floor Details:

      The OIS has been working to centralize some services across the Johns Hopkins Enterprise, and consolidate certain immigration processes. The first process to be centralized was the H-1B process. As the OIS@JHMI has the largest number of H-1B cases, the decision was made to move all H-1B processing to the Medical Campus. In connection with this procedural change, the OIS implemented a new electronic H-1B process in February 2014. The new process allows sponsoring Departments and H-1B applicants to submit all forms via iHopkins, the central database used by the OIS to process H-1B applications.

      Benefits of the New Process:

      • Ability to manage your case load and monitor the status of H-1B cases via iHopkins.
      • Electronic Posting process removes the need for departments to post paper notices in all work sites.
      • Improved Actual Wage reporting process.
      • Ability to submit all required forms via iHopkins.
      • Monthly training will be offered for new and continuing users

      Important Changes:

      • The OIS will only accept H-1B requests submitted via iHopkins.
      • All H-1B cases will be prepared and filed by the OIS@JHMI. H-1B Advising and support will continue to be available at Homewood and SAIS.

      Individuals who are responsible for processing H-1B requests must participate in Mandatory Training. Individuals who have not attended a training session will not be granted access to iHopkins, and thus, not able to initiate a H-1B request.

      All training sessions will be held on the JHMI campus in the first floor conference room of Reed Hall. To register for a training session, e-mail the following information to H1B-Employment@jhmi.edu :

      Last Name
      First Date
      E-mail Address
      School
      Department/Division

      Considerable time and effort was dedicated to revising this process and developing a comprehensive and extensive training program for Departmental Users. Following in person training, OIS staff will be available in person, and via Adobe Connect to help departmental users through the implementation. Individuals who prepare H-1B forms for H-1B sponsorship MUST attend a training session before they will be permitted to begin using iHopkins.

       
       
  • Friday, March 17, 2017

    • OIS Baltimore: International Grad Social – Harbor East Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm Location: Gordon Biersch Details:

      A great chance to meet new people and fellow classmates. Food will be provided.

      Location: Gordon Biersch, 1000 Lancaster St, Baltimore, MD 21202

       
       
    • St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Time: 8:00pm - 9:30pm Location: Homewood Campus, The LaB Details:

      In collaboration with JHUnions & Dining Services, OIS is proud to bring a St. Patrick’s day celebration to the Homewood campus. Activities like glass etching, Irish trivia, cookie decorating will be provided. Free treats!

      Location: "The LaB", 3033 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21218

       
       
  • Saturday, March 18, 2017

    • OIS Baltimore: Lacrosse game Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm Location: Homewood, Athletic Circle Details:

      Support Johns Hopkins Lacrosse as they take on rival Syracuse! The Men’s Lacrosse team is 3-0 early on in their season. Enjoy a pre-game “tailgate” with food and drinks! Learn how to throw a lacrosse stick!

      RSVP for this event by emailing Christian.Pavik@jhu.edu or by going to iHopkins!