9:00 am – 9:30 am Registration – Coffee and tea
9:30 am – 2:00 pm F-1 Beginner Workshop
9:30 am – 12:30 pm F-1 Intermediate Workshop
Registration Fee: (includes workshop, coffee/tea, and lunch) $50.00
Registration Deadline: Oct 17, 5pm
F-1 for Beginners Workshop. This workshop is designed for those new to the field of immigration advising, campuses with a small number of international students, or as a refresher course. The workshop will cover the following topics: DSOs and their role at an institution, immigration documents and visa types, issuing I-20s, record keeping requirements, maintaining status, changing status, reinstatements, school transfers, and resources.
F-1 Intermediate Workshop. This intermediate level workshop is designed for DSOs who understand the processes of F-1 student advising and are ready to tackle some of the more complex, or "gray," situations. Participants will discuss a range of case studies on the topics of DSO responsibilities, travel, transfers, employment, change of status, and reinstatement.