Immigration Information

  • All Department requests for Penn employment visa-sponsorship and immigration documents should go to Kathryn Fogle, Immigration and Employment Compliance Manager, kfogle@seas.upenn.edu, 215-746-7539.
  • Forms I-983 for Postdoctoral Researchers and employees applying for STEM OPT must be completed by the F-1 visa holder and his/her supervisor and submitted to Kathryn Fogle, Immigration and Employment Compliance Manager, kfogle@seas.upenn.edu for review and signature.
  • Contact Kathryn Fogle, Immigration and Employment Compliance Manager, kfogle@seas.upenn.edu and schedule an immigration orientation for all newly hired foreign nationals at the beginning of their employment as SEAS.
  • All new foreign national tenure-track Faculty members should contact Kathryn Fogle, Immigration and Employment Compliance Manager, kfogle@seas.upenn.edu to review the permanent residency process.
  • Departments should notify Kathryn if any foreign national leaves his/her position earlier than planned so that the appropriate immigration reporting can be completed in a timely fashion.