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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

Sep 20 2022

Inviting International Visitors

Tuesday, 3:00 pm–4:00 pm
Virtual Event - Zoom
Oct 5 2022

Basics of Sponsoring UIC Employees

Wednesday, 11:00 am–12:00 pm
Virtual Event - Zoom
Oct 13 2022

J-1 Exchange Visitors: Student Intern Category

Thursday, 2:00 pm–3:00 pm
Virtual Event - Zoom
Oct 27 2022

J-1 Exchange Visitors: Research Scholar, Professor & Short-term Scholar

Thursday, 3:00 pm–4:00 pm
Virtual Event - Zoom
Nov 2 2022

Sponsoring H-1B Specialty Workers at UIC

Wednesday, 10:00 am–11:00 am
Virtual Event - Zoom
Nov 15 2022

Understanding Green Card Sponsorship

Tuesday, 2:00 pm–3:00 pm
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 ois@uic.edu.

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