If you have been authorized to work either on or off campus, and you meet Social Security's eligibilty requirements, you can get a Social Security number.
To apply for a Social Security number:
Complete an Application For A Social Security Card (Form SS-5)
Show the Social Security office original documents proving your work-authorized immigration status, and age
Take your completed application and original documents to your local Social Security Office
Many questions that you have Social Security Numbers may be answered here.
Social Security Office
186 Exchange Street, Suite 100
Buffalo, NY 14202
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