Graduate International Student Admissions

On-Campus Employment


  • Must be in valid F-1 status.
  • Must have a valid Form I-20 from UT Tyler.
  • Must maintain full-time enrollment in fall and spring semesters.
  • New students can begin on-campus employment up to 30 days prior to the program start date on the Form I-20.
  • No special authorization is required if employment is located on the UT Tyler campus.
  • Off-site positions require authorization. See the graduate international student advisor.


  • May be a job with the UT Tyler campus.
  • May be with an on-campus commercial firm that provides services directly to students. Examples include the UT Tyler bookstore or UT Tyler catering services.
  • May be at an off-campus location that is educationally affiliated with UT Tyler. (Note: Special GISAS authorization is required. See the graduate international student advisor for details).
  • Must be part-time (1-20 hours each week) during the fall and spring semesters.
  • May be full-time (21 or more hours each week) during the summer and other official school breaks.
  • A social security number is required to begin employment.

Find job openings through the PatriotJobs database. Contact UT Tyler Career Services for assistance and more information about applying for on-campus employment.