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UIC Employees

UIC foreign national employees hold a wide variety of immigration statuses, some are sponsored by UIC while others are not. This page is organized into UIC-sponsored statuses: H-1B, O-1, TN, and E-3, then a section for all non-UIC sponsored individuals.

UIC graduates on F-1 OPT and J-1 Exchange Visitor Scholars employed at the University should consult the relevant employment pages for their status.

Connect with an OIS advisor at if you have any questions about information on these pages.

Maintaining status basics for international employees sponsored by UIC Heading link

The information below covers basic status maintenance steps for individuals in H-1B, O-1, TN, and E-3 status sponsored by UIC. Please note that the information provided is for educational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice.

Different types of international employees at UIC Heading link

In addition to the basic status maintenance topics covered above, you will have additional status maintenance considerations specific to your visa category. Click below to learn more about the most common employment-based categories at UIC.