OPT STEM extension
On May 10, 2016 , The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) amended its F1 non immigrant student visa regulations on Optional Practical Training (OPT) for students with the following degrees: Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM). Students with these degrees will be eligible for OPT period of 24 months (STEM OPT extension). For more info on this ruling click here.
Are you completing your studies during the summer, first year of OPT (Application & Deadline)
OPT appointment options are now open and we encourage students to set up an appointment with an International Student Advisor as the deadline is rapidly approaching (Thursday, June 1, 2016).
Hunter College offers two summer sessions in a variety of lengths. Students can take up to 7 credits per session.
N.B: Apply during registration period to avoid late fees. Check your Cuny First for registration appointment date and time
March 16-17, 2016 :
-Currently enrolled Graduate Degree students
-Register according to number of credits earned
March 18-24, 2016:
-1st undergraduate degree students
-Register according to the number of credits earned
This program provides free and confidential assistance to students interested in applying adjustment of status to Permanent Residency or other non F-1 Student Status or J-1 Exchange Visitor issues such as consideration of "Deferred Action" Employment.
Looking for Scholarship opportunities?
Below is a link that will take you to a series of available scholarships. Please check to see which scholarship(s) you are eligible to apply for. For more information:http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/studentservices/is/grants-a-z