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OPT Workshop

Graduating F-1 students interested in applying for Post-Completion Optional Practical Training (OPT) are invited to attend an introductory workshop before submitting an OPT request to the International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) or application to U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS).

The Post-Completion OPT Workshop covers essential information about the benefit such as eligibility requirements, application process, and timeline. Students will leave with an understanding of how and when to apply for OPT. Students may attend an OPT Workshop whenever the interest sets in, however, it’s recommended to attend with enough time before the end of the program of study. 

  • Friday, February 2, 2024  from 12pm-2pm
  • Wednesday, March 6, 2024 from 3pm-5pm
  • Tuesday, April 9, 2024 from 5pm-7pm

OPT Workshop Highlights

  • Friday, February 2, 2024 from 12pm-2pm (Hybrid Session)

          Zoom link:   Meeting ID: 838 2805 4104 

  • Wednesday, March 6, 2024 from 3pm-5pm (Virtual Session)

         Zoom link: Meeting ID: 864 5945 5701 

  • Tuesday, April 9, 2024 from 5pm-7pm (In-Person Session)

         Thornton House Conference Room

Overview of Sessions:

  • General information about OPT regulations.
  • Application timeline and expectations.
  • How to prepare your documents for a successful OPT application.