Office of International Student & Scholar Services

Social Security Numbers

How to Obtain a Social Security Number


  • Students are allowed to work on campus for no more than 20 hours/week.
  • Search for on campus jobs at UT's Career Services Website.
  • Once a student has been offered a job, call OISSS at 419.530.4229 to make an appointment for an I-9.

    • Bring your passport, I-94 card, and verification of employment letter with to the appointment.
  • Student must wait 10 business days (from entry date on I-94 card) to apply for a SSN.
  • Obtain a SSN Handout

  • Social Security Administration Information for International Students
Last Updated: 6/9/16