New Executive Order:
President Trump has announced that he will sign a new Executive Order, expected sometime this week regarding travel restrictions, security screenings, and visa issuance procedures. Students and scholars who could be subject to the original Executive Order should continue to exercise caution. The Office of International Education will update this page
as well as send an email as soon as more details become available. Information and Resources


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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 5 2017
Tickets Available: 03/27/2017
2:00pm - 3:30pm Swift Center Room 125
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Monday, April 17, 2017
Tickets Available: 04/10/2017
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)