In March 2016, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security published amended F-1 rules for certain STEM majors. These changes provide for an extension of the OPT period by 24 months (a STEM OPT extension). The amended rules will go into effect on May 10, 2016. As such, the International Office… read more
International Office Open House, Friday April 8 2016
Join us Friday, April 8, from 2:00-5:00 pm, for an exclusive tour of food, entertainment, and fun from around the world! Network with students, faculty, staff, and community members as you learn more about the programs, special projects, and services that make us one of the nation’s leading innovators in… read more
Texas Excursion: Explore San Antonio!
All aboard the bus! On February 13th, the International Office will be trekking south to San Antonio. Our first stop? The Institute of Texan Cultures for its 29th Annual Asian Festival. This year we celebrate the Year of the Monkey! The family-friendly event features music, cultural performances, food, fashion, crafts and other… read more
Sponsored Student Meet & Greet
On September 12, we held a Meet & Greet networking event for newly arrived sponsored students at UT. New students enjoyed interacting with returning students and forming new connections among their peers. This annual event provides the opportunity for students to meet others in their same academic programs or who share… read more