UPDATE: President Trump Signs New Travel Executive Order
 On March 6, 2017, President Trump signed an Executive Order effective March 16, 2017, impacting certain
individuals seeking entry to the U.S. who are from Iran, Syria, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen.
The Executive Order does not apply to individuals who are within the United States on the effective date of the Order
or to those individuals who hold a valid visa. However, international students and scholars from the six affected countries
or traveling to these countries are strongly encouraged to seek guidance from an OIE advisor prior to international travel. Information and Resources


New International Students - Register Here

Programs & Events » OPT and CPT Seminars

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 2017

Date (Day) Time Venue
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Tickets Available: 04/07/2017
2:00pm - 3:30pm Swift Center Room 125
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Monday, April 17, 2017
Tickets Available: 04/13/2017
2:00pm - 3:30pm Swift Center Room 125
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Upcoming OPT Seminars in Spring 2017

Date (Day) Time Venue
Thursday, February 9, 2017
Tickets Available: 02/06/2017
2:00pm - 3:30pm Swift Center Room 125
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Monday, February 27, 2017
Tickets Available: 02/20/2017
2:00pm - 3:30pm Swift Center Room 125
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Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Tickets Available: 02/28/2017
2:00pm - 3:30pm Swift Center Room 125
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Friday, April 21, 2017
Tickets Available: 04/14/2017
2:00pm - 3:30pm Swift Center Room 125
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Can’t attend a seminar? Check out our CPT and OPT tutorials below

OPT Made Simple – Watch Below.

  • 1 - What is OPT? Am I Eligible?
  • 2 - How Do I Get OPT?
  • 3 - Choosing Your OPT Start Date.
  • 4 - Mailing Your Application to USCIS.
  • 5 - When to Apply for OPT?
  • 6 - OPT and Your F-1 Status.
  • 7 - Travel During OPT.
  • 8 - Pre-Completion OPT.
  • 9 - H1B Cap Gap.

CPT Made Simple – Watch Below.

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