NYIT’s Office of International Education (OIE) looks forward to assisting you upon your arrival at NYIT. We offer programs, services, and events designed to meet the needs of all of our international students and alumni. Here are some links to some useful information and tips:
Visa Waiver Program
Thirty-six countries participate in the United States Visa Waiver Program (VWP), allowing citizens of those countries to travel to the U.S. for business or tourism for up to 90 days without a visa. Those participating in the VWP must:
Family members from participating countries can visit their students in the United States for up to a 90-day period without having to apply for a visitor visa.
For more information, see the Diversity Immigrant Visa Program.
F-1 Optional Practical Training (OPT) and the H1b Cap Gap Extension
The Department of Homeland Security has changed several key aspects of F-1 Optional Practical Training (OPT) and the H1b Cap Gap Extension and periods of unemployment. You can access updated news and information via the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) website.