The following information is provided by the CU Office of International Programs and is current as of November 2007.
EMPLOYMENT FOR F-1 STUDENTS
EMPLOYMENT FOR J-1 STUDENTS
OPTIONAL PRACTICAL TRAINING
CURRICULAR PRACTICAL TRAINING
Social Security Number (required for on-campus employment)
In order to get a SSN from the Social Security Administration, international students must demonstrate that they have received a job offer. A letter must be obtained from the Designated School Official, (DSO) and it should be on university letterhead (form letters are available in the Creighton Office of International Programs.). Both the Creighton hiring supervisor and the DSO must sign it. Student will then present it to the SSA. When student receives SSN card in mail (usually takes 3 weeks) they should bring card to Registrar to update info and also show it to the Student Employment Office, Harper Center rm 2054. Local Social Security Administration is located in Old Mill Center, 604 No. 109 Circle, Omaha NE. 402-496-3520, 800-772-1213.
Forms necessary for employment on campus
At time of hire, all students are required to complete the following forms:
Please go to this link to view forms.
International Students here on F-1 or J-1 VISAS are required to show an unexpired foreign passport with I-94 and I-20 when being hired.
More information about F1 and J1 visa status students. Department of Homeland Security ICE.
I-20 – Certificate of Eligibility form issued to students on the F-1 Student visa
DS-2019 – Certificate of Eligibility form issue to students and scholar’s on the J-1 Visa
DSO - Designated School Official, authorized to issue and sign I-20’s. Here the
DSO, Coordinator and International Student Advisor refer to the same person.
RO/ARO - Responsible Officer/Alternate Responsible Officer – Persons authorized to issue the DS-2019’s for students and scholars on the J-1 visa. The ARO and Coordinator are the same person.
OIP – Office of International Programs
USCIS- United States Citizen and Immigration Services
CPT – Curricular Practical Training
OPT – Optional Practical Training