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UTSA hosts San Antonio Forum for International Education

The Univerisity of Texas at San Antonio will host the San Antonio Forum for International Education on Friday, Feb. 16 at the H-E-B University Center on Main Campus. The SA Forum is a collaboration between international offices from area higher education institutions in South Texas. The purpose...

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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.