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UIC department administrators are some of OIS' strongest allies when is comes to supporting international scholars, employees, and students on our campus. Utilize the resources below and connect with OIS to explore further collaboration.

OIS workshops for UIC administrators Heading link

Jan 26 2023

Inviting International Visitors

Thursday, 3:00 pm–4:00 pm
Virtual Event - Zoom
Feb 15 2023

Basics of Sponsoring UIC Employees

Wednesday, 11:00 am–12:00 pm
Virtual Event - Zoom
Mar 14 2023

J-1 Exchange Visitors: Scholar categories

Tuesday, 11:00 am–12:00 pm
Student Services Building, First Floor Conference Room A
Apr 4 2023

Sponsoring H-1B Specialty Workers at UIC

Tuesday, 3:00 pm–4:00 pm
Virtual Event - Zoom (registration required)
Apr 26 2023

Understanding Green Card Sponsorship

Wednesday, 10:00 am–11:00 am
Virtual Event - Zoom

OIS Administrator Email List Heading link

If your work at UIC involves supporting international students, scholars, or employees, add your name to our OIS Administrator Email List to ensure that you receive relevant immigration updates and program reminders from OIS. To add your name to the list, please email us at

Guide to Hiring or Inviting Foreign Nationals to UIC Heading link

Most internationals coming to work, teach, perform research, or other related duties at UIC will need to be sponsored through the OIS. View a list of common non-immigrant classifications that allow an individual to work in the U.S. and which require OIS/UIC sponsorship.

Explore sponsorship options for foreign nationals

Use of Attorney Guidelines Heading link

UIC guidelines prohibit outside immigration attorneys from filing employment-based nonimmigrant or immigrant petitions.

Know when to use an outside immigration attorney

Payments to Foreign Nationals Heading link

The Office of Business and Financial Services supports the business and financial operations of the entire University of Illinois System, including payments to foreign nationals.

Find links to useful OBFS information