Category 1 Visitors during the Covid-19 Pandemic

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For the Duration of the Pandemic, or until the University declares a return to normal operating procedures, Category 1 visitors are generally not permitted at the University. Please see the University’s Covid-19 Standards and Guidelines: Meetings, Conferences, Events, and Guests for more information.

Immigration Information for Academic Visitors

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President Trump issued a proclamation, dated April 22, 2020, regarding the suspension of certain types of immigration into the U.S. The Proclamation has little impact on individuals who are inside the U.S. It applies to only a narrow group of individuals who are outside the U.S. and who will apply for entry to the U.S. using “immigrant visa” stamps that they do not yet have. Please see the University of Pittsburgh’s Office of International Services web page for additional information … Read More

Title IX Training for Academic Visitors

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Effective immediately, all Category 2 and 3 Academic Visitors are required to complete the University of Pittsburgh Title IX Training: Preventing Discrimination and Sexual Violence. There are two administrative actions that are necessary before an academic visitor can access the Title IX training. First, an appointment form for the academic visitor must be prepared and entered into Prism. Second, the academic visitor must possess a sponsored e-mail account. The processes for each of these actions are further explained on the … Read More

New Visitor Appointment Form Procedures

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Effective November 19, 2018, all appointment forms completed for visitors subject to these Academic Visitor Guidelines should be submitted to the University’s Visitor Liaison, Mr. Chuck Lyon, at the Office of Export Controls (220 Thackeray Hall). Additional information on appointment forms is located on the Post-Agreement Procedures section of this webpage under For Faculty and Staff. Example appointment forms and line-by-line completion instructions are located under the Agreements and Forms section of the webpage. Questions regarding appointment forms may be … Read More