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H-1B Application Process

Requesting H-1B employment status for a UK employee
For positions requiring a master’s degree or Ph.D., an "H-1B Assessment Packet" [PDF below] is the first step in the application process. This form must be completed by the hiring department and submitted to the H-1B Advisor with all the required supporting documentation. Individual candidates for H-1B status may not initiate the process.

Departments seeking an H-1B for a position, which requires a bachelor’s degree should visit the Eligible Positions section of this Web site for more information.

To comply with university policy, departments should inform their candidates that obtaining H-1B status on their behalf does not obligate the university to sponsor the employee for permanent residence. Such sponsorship is left to the discretion of the hiring officials.