International students and scholars who have been, or will be, employed in the United States will find information on social security and U.S. taxes. Only students or scholars who have work autorization or are employed through Oregon State University are eligible for a social security number.

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Social Security Information for Students

Information for international students to apply for a Social Security Number; a personal nine-digit number which helps the Social Security Administration maintain an accurate record of your wages or earnings that are covered under the Social Security Act.

Social Security Information for Scholars

Information for international scholars to apply for a Social Security Number; a personal nine-digit number which helps the Social Security Administration maintain an accurate record of your wages or earnings that are covered under the Social Security Act.

U.S. Tax Information and International Tax FAQ

International students and scholars who received U.S. sources of income during any part of 2014 must file U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) income tax forms and State of Oregon Department of Revenue forms by April 15, 2015.

OSU Employee Tax Contact Info

The following information relates to International Scholars, Faculty and Graduate Students employed by OSU.