UW Administrator Training

Academic Human Resources (AHR) and International Scholars Operations (ISO) provide training sessions for campus personnel on a variety of topics, with each session designed to help administrators understand the policies and procedures involved in creating and maintaining academic appointments at the University of Washington. Below is a schedule of upcoming training sessions with the scheduled times, dates and locations. For inquiries regarding all training sessions specific to international scholars, email ISO at acadvisa@uw.edu. For inquiries regarding all other training sessions, email David Apelzin at dapelzin@uw.edu.


Academic Personnel Training Calendar


Upcoming 2018 Training Topics

January – 2018

  • Advanced H-1B Issues – Tuesday, 01/23/2018 at 10:00 in Gerberding 142
    • Hone your H-1B knowledge! From wage requirements to title changes to travel issues, ISO advisors explain it all and prepare you for best- and worst-case scenarios. Q&A session to follow.
    • Check the Academic Personnel Training Calendar for registration options
  • Faculty Recruitment
    • The AHR Recruitment training session will focus on the following:
      • Recruitment Planning
      • EEO/AA Policies and Guidelines
      • Advertising Guide
      • International Scholars Operations Guidelines
      • Advertising Template
      • Criminal Background Checks
      • New Hire Packets
      • Questions
    • Tuesday, 1/16/2018 at 9:00AM in Gerberding 142
    • Check the Academic Personnel Training Calendar for registration options

February – 2018

  • J-1 Exchange Visitor Update – Thursday, 02/15/2018 at 1:30 P.M. in Gerberding 142
    • All about exchange visitors! ISO advisors explain everything you need to know about J-1 sponsorship and provide useful tools to streamline visa processing. Q&A session to follow.
    • Check the Academic Personnel Training Calendar for registration options

March – 2018

April – 2018

  • Green Card Basics – Wednesday, 04/18/2018 at 1:00 P.M. in Gerberding 142
    • What is a green card anyway, and who can get one? ISO advisors tell you who gets sponsored for a green card, what the timeline is, and how to ensure a successful permanent residence process for your faculty, including tips for avoiding and solving common sponsorship issues. Q&A session to follow.
    • Check the Academic Personnel Training Calendar for registration options
  • Terminations
    • This training session has been canceled – See “Materials for AHR Presentations” below for slide presentation.

May – 2018

  • Immigration 101 – Thursday, 05/17/2018, at 1:00 P.M. in Gerberding 142
    • If you don’t know the difference between a non-immigrant and an immigrant, or can’t tell a B visa from a K visa, or think a green card and a gold card are pretty much the same thing, then make plans to attend ISO’s spring quarter workshop. No, you won’t become an expert on U.S. immigration law in just one hour, but you’ll have fun learning the basics of how it works! Q&A session to follow.
    • Check the Academic Personnel Training Calendar for registration options
  • Managing 9-Month Faculty Appointments
    • This training session has been canceled.

June – 2018

July – 2018

  • 25-71 Process
    • This training session has been canceled.

Materials for AHR Presentations

Materials for Past ISO Presentations