U.S. Employment Authorization

F-1 and J-1 students are eligible to seek employment under limited circumstances. Students may not begin any employment prior to receiving work authorization. This section covers the various types of employment eligibility students may seek in J-1 or F-1 status. It is students’ responsibility to understand their on- and off-campus work eligibility.

All Students

J-1 Exchange Students Only

F-1 International Students Only

Last updated: March 2024

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