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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).


Summer Registration

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  


CUNY Citizenship Now!

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.

Students' eligibility for consideration of Deferred Action will be assessed on a case by case basis and assistance will be provided to those students who qualify. Join the following mailing list if you think you might qualify and you want to receive information about how to get help.

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:





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212.772.4864 | f: 212.650.3147
Rooms 1108/1109 East Building, 695 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065