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<< March 2017 >>

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Coffee Break!

Social Event | August 31, 2016 – December 13, 2017 every Wednesday | 3-4 p.m. |  Julie's Cafe

 2562 Bancroft Way.

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Join the Coffee Break every Wednesday afternoon! Boost your global network and meetup with friends.

Coffee break, hosted by Berkeley International Office, is an informal weekly event where Cal students can connect, share stories, or learn about different culture and language. Free coffee for UCB students! Both international students and domestic students are welcome.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Immigration Planning in an Era of Change -- President Trump’s Executive Orders and Post OPT Visa Options for Innovators, Investors and Entrepreneurs

Presentation | March 2 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | International House, Sproul Room

 Bernard Wolfsdorf, Attorney at Law, Wolfsdorf Rosenthal LLP

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Bernard Wolfsdorf, a California State Bar Specialist in Immigration Law will discuss immigration strategic planning for students, staff and faculty. Mr. Wolfsdorf is past President of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and will provide insight into the Trump Administration's restrictive thinking on immigration, including new Executive Orders and likely new legislation. This presentation...   More >

Friday, March 3, 2017

Planning Ahead: F-1 Employment Authorization for Off-Campus Internships

Information Session | March 3 |  Online

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Understand how F-1 students can apply for off-campus work authorization for internships and employment related to their major field of study. Attendees are expected to have watched the F-1 Guide to CPT Video here before attending the webinar: http://internationaloffice.berkeley.edu/students/current/f-1/curricular_practical_training
Please come prepared with your questions.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Two-Year Requirement Workshop

Workshop | March 7 | 2-4 p.m. |  International House

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

This general information workshop is for UC Berkeley international students and scholars whose immigration status is J-1 and J-2 and who are subject to the two-year home country physical presence requirement. Not all J exchange visitors are subject to this requirement.

J exchange visitors (students and scholars) who are subject to this requirement must return to their country of last legal...   More >

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Coffee Break!

Social Event | August 31, 2016 – December 13, 2017 every Wednesday | 3-4 p.m. |  Julie's Cafe

 2562 Bancroft Way.

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Join the Coffee Break every Wednesday afternoon! Boost your global network and meetup with friends.

Coffee break, hosted by Berkeley International Office, is an informal weekly event where Cal students can connect, share stories, or learn about different culture and language. Free coffee for UCB students! Both international students and domestic students are welcome.

VSR Social Mixer

Social Event | March 8 | 6-8 p.m. |  Daily Pint

 1828 Euclid Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94709

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

On behalf of the Berkeley International Office, we would like to invite you to attend our Visiting Student Researcher (VSR) Social Mixer! All are welcome so feel free to invite friends,family or new colleagues.

Food and beverages will be available for purchase.

Location: Daily Pint (1828 Euclid Ave, Berkeley)
Date: March 8, 2017
Time: 6- 8 pm

We look forward to...   More >

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Webinar: GLACIER Tax Prep Demo and Tips: For International Students and Scholars

Workshop | March 15 | 1-2 p.m. |  Online Webinar

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Get a first-hand look at the GLACIER Tax Prep (GTP) tax preparation software that will help you find the answers to your nonresident tax questions and complete the appropriate federal tax forms.

 

  Register online

Coffee Break!

Social Event | August 31, 2016 – December 13, 2017 every Wednesday | 3-4 p.m. |  Julie's Cafe

 2562 Bancroft Way.

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Join the Coffee Break every Wednesday afternoon! Boost your global network and meetup with friends.

Coffee break, hosted by Berkeley International Office, is an informal weekly event where Cal students can connect, share stories, or learn about different culture and language. Free coffee for UCB students! Both international students and domestic students are welcome.

St. Patrick's Day iMix

Social Event | March 15 | 4-6 p.m. | International House, Sproul Room

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Join us for the St. Patrick's Day iMix. to make your own Shamrock Punch and Leprechaun crafts. Put on something green and come mingle with new and continuing students from around the world!

Location: Sproul Room @ iHouse
Time: 4 - 6 pm, Wednesday, Mar. 15

Space is limited, please RSVP here:
https://goo.gl/forms/Y5s1Rim3tky665bt2

Friends and family are welcome!

What is iMix?

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Thursday, March 16, 2017

Intro to California Taxes

Workshop | March 16 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | 141 Giannini Hall

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Representatives from the California Tax Franchise Board will present on how to determine your California state tax residency and complete your nonresident alien tax forms. Collect your tax report forms (W-2 and/or 1042-S forms and/or 1099) and follow along as they take you through a step-by- step example for filing your state tax return.

*Please complete your federal tax return via GTP before...   More >

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Travel and Visa Renewal in 2017

Presentation | March 21 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Online

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Learn about what to expect when traveling abroad and re-entering the U.S.

Topics include: Is it ok to travel internationally right now? What are the risks involved with travelling? When a visa stamp is needed (and when it is not), documents you need to apply for a visa, the visa application process and timelines, Security Clearances, and travel to Canada and Mexico. A Question and Answer...   More >

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Coffee Break!

Social Event | August 31, 2016 – December 13, 2017 every Wednesday | 3-4 p.m. |  Julie's Cafe

 2562 Bancroft Way.

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Join the Coffee Break every Wednesday afternoon! Boost your global network and meetup with friends.

Coffee break, hosted by Berkeley International Office, is an informal weekly event where Cal students can connect, share stories, or learn about different culture and language. Free coffee for UCB students! Both international students and domestic students are welcome.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

VSR Social Mixer

Social Event | March 23 | 6-8 p.m. |  Daily Pint

 1828 Euclid Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94709

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

On behalf of the Berkeley International Office, we would like to invite you to attend our Visiting Student Researcher (VSR) Social Mixer! All are welcome so feel free to invite friends,family or new colleagues.

Food and beverages will be available for purchase.

Location: Daily Pint (1828 Euclid Ave, Berkeley)
Date: March 23, 2017
Time: 6- 8 pm

We look forward to...   More >

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Coffee Break!

Social Event | August 31, 2016 – December 13, 2017 every Wednesday | 3-4 p.m. |  Julie's Cafe

 2562 Bancroft Way.

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Join the Coffee Break every Wednesday afternoon! Boost your global network and meetup with friends.

Coffee break, hosted by Berkeley International Office, is an informal weekly event where Cal students can connect, share stories, or learn about different culture and language. Free coffee for UCB students! Both international students and domestic students are welcome.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

F-1 Optional Practical Training (OPT) Q and A Session

Information Session | March 30 | 12-1 p.m. |  online

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

If you are graduating soon and have questions about applying for F-1 employment eligibility after you graduate, then sign up for this ONLINE Webinar. We'll do a brief overview of the OPT application process and timelines, followed by a Question and Answer session. Prior to attending this webinar, you need to review the OPT Tutorial...   More >

Big C Hike

Social Event | March 30 | 2-3:30 p.m. |  International House

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Start the weekend early! Join Berkeley International Office (BIO) advisers on this easy hike to enjoy the breathtaking view of the bay! Bring a camera to capture the moment and don't forget to wear comfortable closed-toe shoes. The hike takes 1-1.5 hours. Meet at I-House front entrance on the steps. Bring water.

We hope to see you there!