Many students are interested in working while on their student visas. However, there are several rules, regulations, and limitations regarding student employment. Please read the following to find out detailed information regarding on-campus employment, Social Security Numbers, Curricular Practical Training, and Optional Practical training. When in doubt, it is good practice to contact an advisor at the ISSO.
Employment for F-1 (Foreign Student Visa) Students
Once you have your Social Security Number, make an appointment with the Nonresident Alien Tax Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Remember – you can begin to work after you complete the
I-9 process and before you receive your SSN; however, you
will not be paid until you have a SSN.
Do you have questions regarding taxes? Please contact the Nonresident Alien Tax Office at
email@example.com, located in the Administration Building on campus. The Nonresident Alien Tax Office will assist you to make sure that you are in compliance with nonresident alien tax withholding regulations. For more information about taxes, please visit the NRA Tax Office website.