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International Services


On-Campus Employment

International students maintaining valid F-1 status are permitted to work on the Adelphi University campus while maintaining a valid I-20 and enrolled in a full course of study.

Employment is limited to 20 hours per week while school is in session and 40 hours per week during official school breaks. Please note that in all University offices, summer employment is limited to 27 hours per week as a University policy for all student positions. 

Students engaged in on-campus employment will need to seek a Social Security Number and complete university required tax and hiring forms through the appropriate offices.  For students interested in working on campus, the Center for Career and Professional Development can assist with student questions and procedures. 

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Steps for On-Campus Employment

Regulatory guidance, advisement and understanding of regulatory and University policy

  • Provided by International Services

Job search assistance and process

  • Provided by the Center for Career and Professional Development

Employment offer and hiring process

  • Provided by the individual hiring office

Application for social security number, if relevant

  • Provided by International Services

Completion of necessary tax forms through Windstar / FNIS

  • Provided by International Services

Review of Tax Forms through Windstar / FNIS

  • Provided by Payroll Office

Completion of human resources required documents

  • Provided by Human Resources

Additional Information

» Job Opportunities on Campus
» STUDY in the STATES, Working in the United States
» U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Employment Guidelines

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For further information, please contact:

International Services
Post Hall, Room 203
p – 516.877.4990
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