Current Students

Obtaining a Social Security Number

When you are employed in the United States, you will be required to obtain a Social Security Number.

To apply for a Social Security Number based upon on-campus employment, F-1 students are required to provide evidence of employment. The Social Security Administration requires students to submit both of the following as evidence:

The Social Security Administration does not require this evidence of employment from students engaging in or applying for optional practical training or curricular practical training programs.

When applying to the Social Security Office, please have the following:

Visit the U.S. Social Security site for detailed information about international students and social security numbers.

The Social Security Office closest to the main campus is located at:

3511 North Pine Island Road
Sunrise, FL 33351
Hours of operation: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday - Friday.
Map to Social Security Office