International Student Services

Workshops & Events

Study Skills Workshops

The Student Learning Center offers free study skills workshops to help students develop practical academic success strategies. Student Learning Center > Study Skills Workshops.

Travel Signature Day!

Date and Time:

Friday, May 10
9 am - 4 pm
SSC 440

Going home, or traveling outside of the U.S. over the winter break?  Don’t forget to  come to the Office of International Education and have an International Student Advisor sign your I-20 or DS-2019 for travel.  Our signature on your form certifies that you are in compliance with your visa status.  Without a travel signature, you may not be able to re-enter the U.S.

Don’t forget, we always have free snacks during your short wait.  We are looking forward to seeing you!

OPT (Optional Practical Training) Workshops

Dates and Times: 

Tuesday, March 26
4 pm - 5 pm
SSC 490

Friday, March 29
4 pm - 5 pm
SSC 490

Tuesday, April 2
4 pm - 5 pm
SSC 490

Tuesday, April 16
4 pm - 5 pm
SSC 490

Friday, April 19
4 pm - 5 pm
SSC 490

Tuesday, May 7
4 pm - 5 pm
SSC 490

Optional Practical Training (OPT) is an immigration benefit for F-1 international students which allows students 12 months of work authorization after completion of their coursework. Advisors James Luyirika-Sewagudde, Jr. and Cindy McKay will explain the rules and restrictions regarding OPT, as well as the application process.

CPT (Curricular Practical Training) Workshops

Dates and Times:

Friday, March 22
11-11:30 am, 12-12:30 pm, 1-1:30 pm
SSC 440

Curricular Practical Training (CPT) is an immigration benefit for F-1 international students which allows students to participate in department approved internships before graduation.  Advisors, James Luyirika-Sewagudde, Jr. and Cindy McKay will explain the rules and restrictions regarding CPT, as well as the application process.

Career Planning & Readiness Workshops

The Basics of Employment for International Students

Wednesday, April 10
4:00 pm
SSC 270 (Career Center)
 

How to Use Handshake to Search for Jobs & Internships

Friday, April 12
12:00 pm
SSC 270 (Career Center)