Apply Now for Optional Practical Training (OPT)
If your status is F-1, and Fall 2014 is your final semester, in addition, you will need a letter from your departmental advisor stating your expected date of completion, as well as a second letter from Graduation Audit in the One Stop Office (North 217) stating that you have applied for graduation. These letters must be submitted to the International Students Office (E1109).
You can download the Optional Practical Training application forms, including samples of the two letters described above, at Optional Practical Training Form
Students are required make appointments to file an OPT application. To make an appointment with an International Student Advisor, please contact Iris Aroyewun-Birchwood at: email@example.com or Xavier Remigio at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please Note: To apply for OPT, you must have already filed a Degree Audit Application Form. (The DAAF deadline was October 14.) We recommend that you apply for OPT one month before your last class.
Deadline: Tuesday, December 23
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