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Admissions Information

Find out how to apply to Adelphi’s many academic programs.

Curricular Practical Training

Curricular practical training is defined to be alternative work/study, internship, cooperative education, or any other type of required internship or practicum that is offered by sponsoring employers through cooperative agreements with the school. Students who have received one year or more of full time curricular practical training are ineligible for post-completion academic training.

Employment and Practical Training for International Students

International students can work on or off campus with proper authorization.

International Student Resources and Forms

Forms and documents for incoming and current international students.

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.

Optional Practical Training

Optional practical training is one type of work permission available for eligible F-1 students. It allows students to get real-world work experience related to their field of study.


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The Social Security Administration

International students maintaining valid F-1 status are permitted obtain a Social Security Number if authorized to work in the United States.