Only F-1 and J-1 and J-2 with an offer of employment are eligible to receive a Social Security Card. The Social Security Administration must verify their documents and status with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the University of Rhode Island Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS) before issuing a SSN card. A card can be issued within ten to thirty days.
To obtain a social security card, applicants must bring original documents (see list below) to a Social Security Administration Office in Rhode Island.
International Student Orientation
Date: September 6, 2010
Time: 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM:
12:00 NOON to 2:00 PM:
Place: Multi-Cultural Center
March 18, 2010
**IMPORTANT OPT INFO.**
Reporting responsibilities of F-1 International Students while on (OPT)
February 1, 2010
Spring 2010 OPT workshop schedules are announced.
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