Under the supervision of the Associate Director for International Student Services, the Senior International Student Advisor serves as Designated School Official (DSO) and/or Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO) to issue required US government documents for international students during their studies and any period of post-completion employment authorization. Consults with SEVIS Help Desk and US Custom& Immigration Services to resolve processing or status problems. Advises and provides guidance to F-1 and J-1 students related to their opportunities, rights, and responsibilities on immigration regulations and university policies, including maintaining their legal status, extensions of stay, travel, transfers, and off-campus employment. Consults with the Associate Director on more complex immigration cases. Evaluates immigration documents and academic records to determine students’ eligibility for any off-campus employment and issues necessary immigration documents for off-campus employment. Serve as a University liaison to work directly with the State Department, US Department of Homeland Security, consular officers, and immigration officials on matters relating to non-immigrant students as needed.
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