ISSA Webinars Spring 2024

This semester, ISSA has prepared a variety of informational workshops for you to attend virtually. We have organized them by topic. Please click on the date in order to register for the webinar and receive reminders. We look forward to seeing you at some of the workshops this semester.

We are offering webinars on the following topics: 

 

Change of Penn State Campus, Change of Level, & School Transfer

ISSA will host a webinar session for students changing their Penn State campus, moving to a new program at Penn State, or transferring to another U.S. institution. This session will cover requirements and timing for obtaining an updated I-20 that gives immigration permission to attend the new Penn State campus or new program at Penn State. Students who will transfer will learn how to request a release of their SEVIS record to a new institution.

Visit this link for additional resources for transferring to a new institution.

04/11/24 Th 1:30-3:00 PM on Zoom - click link to register

 

Curricular Practical Training (CPT)

ISSA will host a webinar session on Curricular Practical Training for F-1 students who plan to do an internship as part of their academic program.

Visit this link for additional resources.

02/06/24 T 2:00-3:30 PM on Zoom - click link to register

03/18/24 M 3:00-4:30 PM on Zoom - click link to register

04/18/24 Th 3:00-4:30 PM on Zoom - click link to register

 

J-1 Academic Training

ISSA will host a webinar session on Academic Training for J-1 students. This session will cover requirements and application process for internship or post-graduation employment.

Visit this link for additional resources.

04/01/24 M 1:30-3:00 PM on Zoom - click link to register

 

Post-Completion OPT

ISSA will host a webinar session on Optional Practical Training for F-1 students. Join us to learn about eligibility requirements, application process, important timelines, and what is required after your OPT has been approved.

Visit this link for additional resources.

02/15/24 Th 3:00-4:30 PM on Zoom - click link to register

03/12/24 T 1:30-3:00 PM on Zoom - click link to register

04/04/24 TH 2:00-3:30 PM on Zoom - click link to register

 

STEM Extension OPT

ISSA will host a webinar session on STEM OPT Extension for F-1 students who have a qualifying STEM degree. This session will cover eligibility requirements, application process and reporting requirements after OPT STEM Extension has been granted.

Visit this link for additional resources.

02/01/24 Th 3:00-4:30 PM on Zoom - click link to register

03/01/24 F 3:00-4:30 PM on Zoom - click link to register

04/22/24 M 3:30-5:00 PM on Zoom - click link to register