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The OIS is committed to keeping our students, faculty and staff informed about updates or changes in immigration, as well as changes in institutional policies or practices. 

Upcoming Events

Immigration Employment Options Seminar

This seminar series explores various immigration and employment options like U.S. Permanent Residency and transitioning from F-1 and J-1 status to H-1B.

Thursday, February 29, 2024: 4:00PM to 5:00PM EST.

OPT Webinars

Optional Practical Training is a benefit of F-1 status that permits temporary employment for practical training directly related to the student’s major area of study – usually upon graduation. To register for a webinar and submit questions, click on the dates provided below. Attendees must review the information here before attending the webinar:

STEM OPT Webinars

STEM Optional Practical Training is a benefit of F-1 status that allows a 24-month extension of post-completion OPT for a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) degree. To register for a webinar and submit questions, click on the dates provided below. Attendees must review the information here before attending the webinar:

CPT Webinar

Curricular Practical Training is a benefit of F-1 status that permits off-campus training that is physically located in the U.S. and is closely and integrally related to, and takes place during, the student’s program of study. To register for a webinar and submit questions, click on the date provided below. Attendees must review the information here before attending the webinar:

U.S. Taxation of International Students & Scholars Webinar

In partnership with JHU Tax Office, OIS is pleased to sponsor a website on U.S. Taxation on International students and Scholars. To register for a webinar and submit questions, click on the dates provided below.