International Student or Other Non-Resident

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The instructions below are applicable to all International Students on an F-1, J-1 or other non-resident visa, who are newly hired student employees at BGSU.

Before we can authorize you to begin working for BGSU, you must complete the entire new hire process outlined on this page. Please read all steps carefully!

1. Please make sure that the following forms are all completed, signed and submitted. Clicking on each link will send the document to your BGSU Adobe Sign account and send an email to your BGSU email. Be sure to login to Adobe Sign using your BGSU credentials.

2. USCIS Form I-9

  • Complete Form I-9 - Employment Eligibility Verification at using employer code 21002.
3. Federal and State Tax Forms
  • Every student's tax situation is different. Artic International Glacier is the online tax software used by BGSU to collect information, and make tax residency and income tax treaty determinations for international students. International students will receive an email with a link to go to the Glacier website within 3 business days of the request to hire to complete Federal and State tax forms (W-4 and IT 4), Statement of Exemption Under a Tax Treaty and IRS Form 8233, if applicable. PLEASE NOTE: Students will be required to complete this process every calendar year, keep your Glacier username and password in a safe location.

4. Visit Student Employment Services, 225 Bowen-Thompson Student Union to complete the onboarding process:

Student Employment Services will typically process your employment within 3 business days of completing all of the above tasks. Do not work until you have receiving an email notification authorizing you to begin working.