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Programs & Events » OPT and CPT Informational Seminars and Web Tutorials

Seminars on Optional Practical Training and Curricular Practical Training are offered throughout the semester. Please attend one of these sessions if you have questions regarding these employment opportunities.

Upcoming CPT Seminars in Spring 2019

Date (Day) Time Venue
Friday, March 29, 2019 2:00pm - 3:30pm Swift Center Room 125
Thursday, April 11, 2019 2:00pm - 3:30pm Swift Center Room 125
Monday, April 22, 2019 2:00pm - 3:30pm Swift Center Room 125

Upcoming OPT Seminars in Spring 2019

Date (Day) Time Venue
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 2:00pm - 3:30pm Swift Center Room 125
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 2:00pm - 3:30pm UC - San Jacinto
Friday, April 26, 2019 2:00pm - 3:30pm Swift Center Room 125

Can’t attend a seminar? Check out our CPT and OPT tutorials below

OPT Made Simple – Watch Below.

  • link 11 - What is OPT? Am I Eligible?
  • link 22 - How Do I Get OPT?
  • link 33 - Choosing Your OPT Start Date.
  • link 44 - Mailing Your Application to USCIS.
  • link 55 - When to Apply for OPT?
  • link 66 - OPT and Your F-1 Status.
  • link 77 - Travel During OPT.
  • link 88 - Pre-Completion OPT.
  • link 109 - H1B Cap Gap.

CPT Made Simple – Watch Below.

  • link 11 - What is CPT? (1/7)
  • link 22 - CPT - Am I Eligible? (2/7)
  • link 33 - CPT - Enrollment Requirements. (3/7)
  • link 44 - CPT Limitations (4/7)
  • link 55 - CPT - Application Process (5/7)
  • link 66 - CPT - When to Apply (6/7)
  • link 77 - CPT and Your F-1 Status (7/7)