SSNs and Taxes
- Anyone who plans to work on- or off-campus will need a Social Security Number (SSN) for payment and tax purposes. Social Security Numbers are only granted to those with work authorization. You can apply for a social security card 3 days after arriving in the U.S.
- How to apply for a SSN: documents and forms
- Who is eligible to work in the U.S.
- F-1 students
- J-1 students
- J-1 scholars
- J-2 dependents
- H-1B employees
- Learn more about tax requirements