These advising hours take place at the Academic Resource Center (ARC), 18 Washington Place on Wednesdays, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. and are for brief questions. If you have a situation that requires more time (examples include a change of status or reinstatement), please make an appointment with an advisor by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org If you’re an Engineering student, email email@example.com.
Check your passport, F-1 or J-1 visa, and I-20 or DS-2019 to make sure all documents are valid for travel and return to the U.S. View the travel workshop and bring your documents to the OGS during walk-in hours if you require a travel signature. If you are traveling to a third country (not your home country) check to see if you need an entry visa to that country by contacting its consulate.
International students and scholars are often surprised to learn they have tax filing obligations while in the U.S. Tax filing is a legal requirement and the deadline to file is April 15. Review our information on taxes. We have a webinar taking place tomorrow and two in-person workshops taking place on March 24 and April 1. Details for these sessions are on the OGS tax page and the OGS events calendar.
U.S. Consulates do not require an invitation letter from NYU in order for your family to obtain a visa to enter the U.S. It is, however, required that family show proof of strong ties to their home country. For more information, see family visits
Are you an F- 1 student looking to work-off campus during the summer break or after graduation? We have several sessions planned in the weeks ahead. Find out about when they are and how to RSVP on our events calendar. We give an overview explaining Optional Practical Training (OPT) including the application process and the documents needed to ensure you are able to work when you land that job.
On March 5 and again on March 7, an immigration lawyer will come to discuss the most common visa categories after F-1 or J-1 such as H-1B, O-1, and Permanent Residency. Students who are graduating will learn what options they can discuss with potential employers. Sponsored by the Wasserman Center for Career Development and the NYU OGS.
On Wednesday, March 5 from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. join current graduate students and recent graduates to discuss coursework, internships, job placement and everything in between. Meet at the Private Dining Room, 6 Metrotech Center Brooklyn. Co-hosted by OGS and Graduate Life.
ISG is a group for spouses and partners to meet informally to share common interests and concerns. We meet on a weekly basis on Mondays from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Children are welcome. Learn more.
The OGS is looking for international students to take part in our new global theatre initiative program. We will be examining plays through an international lens, working as a group to discuss the role that culture plays on one’s perception of theatre and what it means to create a truly global theatre. Through our group discussions we will workshop and create a devised theatre piece based on our conversations. Interested students should send a brief email to firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Hafu explores the intricacies of mixed-race Japanese and their multicultural experience in modern day Japan. The screening is on Thursday, April 3. The film is part of the Multiple (Eye)dentity Series and is sponsored by OGS, the Center for Multicultural Education and Programs, and the NYU Asian Pacific American Institute. For more information and to RSVP see the event page.
Borders aren't just political - they're personal. This daring new play illuminates one woman’s attempt to interrogate the bureaucratic horror of immigration policy, seeking humanity in a deeply dehumanizing process. Remaining showtimes March 4 and 8. For tickets and more information see here.
Come chat, ask questions about American culture and practice your English speaking skills! Three sessions meet weekly for one hour and are facilitated by English speaking staff or grad students. Attend as many as your calendar allows!
Monday, March 3 - Friday, March 7, build connections with faculty, alumni, and each other and get resources on issues and topics relevant to women in STEM. See the full schedule of the women’s summit.