International Students

If you are being hired at the Law School and you do not hold US citizenship, in addition to the Hire Packet, you may need to apply for a Social Security Number (if you do not already have one). 



Necessary Paperwork

You will be required to bring the following documents to the I-9 office in Kent Hall and the Human Resources office when you submit your completed hiring paperwork:

  • Passport with valid US visa
  • I-94 arrival record
  • I-20 
  • Social Security Number application receipt



Applying for a Social Security Number

To request a US Social Security Number, please follow the instructions on the ISSO website.

  1. On-Campus Employer Letter - Reach out to your supervisor who will provide you with this letter. It must be printed on letterhead. 
  2. ISSO Social Security Letter - Log in to Compass with your UNI to apply for this letter.
  3. Follow these directions for free UEMS shipping and save your order number which is needed in your application in Compass.