Loyola University Chicago

International Student and Scholar Services

H-1B Employees

H-1B Visa

The H-1B is an employer-sponsored non-immigrant visa. The H-1B permits temporary work in the United States in a specialty occupation for a period of up to six years. Both faculty and certain staff positions are eligible for sponsorship at Loyola.

It is the responsibility of the hiring department to initiate this request with the Office of International Programs. Please email iss@luc.edu or call 773.508.3899 to do so. 

Please note: the external processing time using USCIS standard processing is 6-12 months. Using USCIS Premium Processing, the H-1B approval may be obtained in 2-3 months.