Fall 2015 Faculty & Staff Newsletter


Enrollment Requirements

As we near the registration period for the spring semester,  please keep in mind the student visa regulations as they pertain to enrollment.

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Learn about a scam targeting internationals students, scholars, and their dependents.

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Upcoming OIS Sessions For Faculty and Staff

Attend one of our informative sessions to learn about the CPT application process and the DS-2019 form request process.   Read Now»

Alumni Gateway on a cold winters day. PHOTO BY ROGER WINSTEAD

Health Insurance Requirement for J-1 & J-2 Exchange Visitors

All J-1 students, scholars and their accompanying dependents are required by the immigration regulations to maintain certain minimum levels of health insurance coverage for the duration of their program dates as noted on their DS-2019 form. Read Now»

A student/researcher works on the lab of Dr. Zhen Gu on Centennial Campus. Photo by Marc Hall

Possible Changes in STEM Extension of OPT

Read the latest update on the Washington Alliance Technology Workers v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security Decision.   Read Now»

Engineering Student Taking Measurements at the CFL Lab

CPT Information

Curricular Practical Training (CPT) is a wonderful employment benefit for students in the F-1 visa status. CPT allows student to gain meaningful work experience in their field of study that can contribute to their degree program.  Read Now»


OPT Application Reminder

Students who will be completing their degree requirements this fall are now eligible to apply for OPT. These students will have a program completion date of 12/18/2015, which will also be the last day they are able to work on-campus. Read Now»

International Education Month 

November is International Education Month at NC State! Learn more about the exciting events taking place across campus.  Read Now»

Hillary Stoker, International Student and Scholar Advisor

Staffing Update: Hillary Stoker

We are excited to welcome Ms. Hillary Stoker back to the OIS team. For the past year she has been living and working in Virginia, but has recently returned to Raleigh. She will resume her position in the OIS as an International Student and Scholar advisor.  Read Now»


OIS Under Construction: October 23rd – 30th

The OIS will be closed for renovations on Friday, October 23rd and will reopen with limited services on Monday, October 26th. The OIS front desk will be temporarily relocated to Daniels Hall, Room 426. Scholar check-in well be held Wednesday, October 21st and Wednesday, November 2nd.  Read Now»