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UTSA welcomes SACM students enrolled in Canadian universities

The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) is aware that Saudi Arabia has suspended government funding to students who are studying in Canada. We know this puts you in a tough situation so we wanted to let you know that UTSA is here to help.

Our admissions and student services teams are...

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Scholar – O/P Visa Petition Worksheet for Hiring Departments

If you are a UTSA department that would like to request to hire an O/P-visa worker you must read this handout and complete the included paperwork.

Note: If O/P-visa employee has ever been on or currently is on a J-1 visa and subject to the two-year rule, the employee must consult with International Scholar Services for further instructions.

  • Download the form and handouts. Go to File/Save As in your browser to save the form to your desktop so that you may retain changes and email the form to others.

Note: It can take several months to complete this process, as information must be accepted and processed by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Please plan accordingly.


Note: DO NOT STAPLE THE DOCUMENTS. Please use a binder clamp or paperclip so that the documents can be copied easily.