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International Workshops, Activities, and Cultural Events

CPT & OPT EMPLOYMENT WORKSHOP

Learn how you can work off-campus through approved internships, Curricular Practical Training (CPT), while you are a student and Optional Practical Training (OPT) after you graduate.  Both workshops will cover the same information, please come on the day that is most convenient for you!

FALL 2015 WORKSHOPS

  • Additional workshops will be held in August or September

If you have specific questions, please schedule an appointment with the international office.


INCOME TAX WORKSHOP FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

All international students & scholars in F and J non-immigrant status are required to fill out income tax forms each year.  If you were in the United States in 2014, you must file 2014 taxes, even if you did not earn any money. 

Columbia College will host a tax workshop with representatives from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Please attend to learn what you need to know about completing the tax forms.

Location:    Columbia College
                     623 S. Wabash
                     Hokin Lecture Hall (1st floor) - Room 109
Date:           Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Time:          5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 

International tax specialists will be present to explain your tax responsibilities and go over the forms that you will need to complete. 

The tax deadline is Monday, April 15, 2015!

Please bring the following documents with you to the workshop if you have received them.  You may not receive all of these documents.
  • Form W-2
  • Form 1099
  • Form 1042-S
  • Copy of last year's return or tax forms (if you filed taxes in 2014)
  • Passport with I-94 & Visa
  • I-20 (F1 students) or DS-2019 (J1 students or scholars)
  • Social Security Number (SSN) or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN)
  • Record of dates you entered and left the USA during 2014

If you are not able to attend the workshop, please click here for more information about filing your taxes.


    STUDY ABROAD

    Please click here for study abroad events and workshops.

    OTHER RU ACTIVITIES

    Please see the University Calendar for a list of all RU events.