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Upcoming Events


Tax Webinars:

It is the time of the year when tax filing due date is approaching. Join an expert to know all you need about using Sprintax to file your taxes. 

Sprintax General Nonresident Tax Webinars:

Sprintax Nonresident Overview for OPT/CPT Webinars:

Walk-in Times for I-20/DS-2019s Signature:

As we get near to the end of the spring semester, the Center for International Education (CIE) is hosting walk-in times to have your I-20/DS-2019s signed for travel in-person at the CIE office. The dates for the travel signature days are:

  • Wednesday, April 7th from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Tuesday, April 13th from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Monday, April 19th from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Before coming to the CIE for a signature for travel, please fill out this online form . Bring your passport, visa, I-20/DS-2019, and I-94 when you come to get the signature for travel.

Optional Practical Training (OPT) Workshops

      • F-1 International Students—We are hosting information session(s) to learn more about the Optional Practical Training (OPT). OPT is a benefit for F-1 international students who have completed at least one year of academic study and are interested in working off-campus to gain experience in their chosen field. Students only need to attend one meeting time.
      • We are partnering with SIU’s Career Development Center to host a special workshop for international students interested in OPT. The workshop will include overview of the “Hire A Saluki” website and other services offered through their department.
        • Thursday, April 15th, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
        • Register here - EVENT CANCELLED! A rescheduled time will be forthcoming.

Curricular Practical Training (CPT) Workshops

      • F-1 International Students—Are you interested in conducting an internship? What about academic credit? Join us to find out how CPT works and what you need to know to apply. Students only need to attend one meeting time.

STEM Optional Practical Training (OPT) FAQ

      • Let's discuss STEM OPT! Are you majoring in a STEM OPT eligible field? Are you currently on OPT and look forward to apply for the STEM OPT extension? Together we can review frequently asked questions.

Chat with an ISS Advisor

      • Have a question for an ISS Advisor? Join us for a meeting to ask questions and listen to inquiries from other international students. This is a great way to ask a general question.


If you're an admitted or prospective student, check out our upcoming virtual events.