Student Services Manual (SSM)

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Effective: 1/1/1984

Revised: 7/1/2009

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SSM 304–08: Employment of Nonimmigrant International Students

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Purpose

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To outline the requirements for the hiring of nonimmigrant international students

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Source

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8 Code of Federal Regulations § 214

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Policy

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Nonimmigrant international students must submit an employment clearance letter from the International Student Office (ISO) at the Tempe campus before starting on-campus employment if they:

  1. have a visa classification of F1 and are enrolled less than full time

    or

  2. have a visa classification of J1 and are completing a degree at ASU.

Students with a visa classification of J1 attending ASU under an academic exchange program must submit an employment clearance letter from the Center for Global Education Services (CGES) at the Tempe campus.

Students with a visa classification of F1 attending ASU to study English must provide an employment clearance letter from the American English and Culture Program (AECP).

Students with a visa classification other than “F” or “J” need to have permission to work from the appropriate Human Resources Office for that campus.

The employment clearance letter must state that the student is eligible for on-campus employment and its limitations.

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Cross-References

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For more information on student eligibility, see:

  1. SSM 301–01, “Financial Aid Eligibility”
  2. SSM 304–07, “Student Employment Eligibility Criteria”

    and

  3. the Academic Affairs Policies and Procedures Manual—ACD 517–02, “Employment of Nonimmigrant International Students.”

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