Events and Workshops

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J-1 Scholar Orientation

Next: Friday, Oct. 24 at 10 a.m. in  Room 353 of the SMC Campus Center 

This program assists in acclimating to the university, Baltimore, and the United States. Topics covered would include applicable immigration regulations, office and university services, concepts of cross-cultural communication, housing information, and community resources.


H-1B Orientation

Next: Wednesday, Nov. 11 at Noon in Room 353 of the SMC Campus Center

This program provides information on immigration regulations pertinent to H-1b employees of the University. Information on social security cards and driver’s licenses will also be covered for those that need that information.


International Scholar & Student Travel Workshop

Next: Wednesday, Nov. 12 at Noon in Room 349 of the SMC Campus Center | Wednesday, April 22 at Noon in Room 349 of the SMC Campus Center

This workshop reviews the process for re-entry to the United States and the process for applying for renewal of the U.S. visa stamp. F-1 and J-1 travel issues will be covered.

Register here!

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Student Employment Workshop

Next: Wednesday, Feb. 11 at Noon in Room 349 of the SMC Campus Center

This workshop is designed to provide information to F-1 and J-1 students regarding employment benefits they are eligible for, how to apply, and timing issues.

Register here!


Student Group Events

Learn about upcoming events sponsored by various campus groups with an international theme.


Immigration Options for International Students & Scholars

Next: Wednesday, Mar. 4 at Noon in Room 349 of the SMC Campus Center

An immigration attorney will provide information about employment-based immigration sponsorship for international students & scholars.

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International Student Orientation

Next: This event has passed for Fall 2014. Expect information for Fall 2015 in the summer of 2015.

Welcome all new international students to the University of Maryland Baltimore! Come and meet student leaders and hear presentations from various offices regarding immigration, Social Security Numbers, adjusting to life in the U.S., health insurance, banking, and how you can get involved.