The Office of International Education will no longer mail out STEM OPT applications.
Students are responsible for mailing out their STEM OPT applications.
Mailing instructions are available click here.



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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 Fall 2016

Date (Day) Time Venue
Wednesday, November 16 2016
Tickets Available: 11/01/2016
2:00pm - 3:30pm Swift Center Room 125
Register click here
Monday, December 5, 2016
Tickets Available: 11/17/2016
2:00pm - 3:30pm Swift Center Room 125
Register click here

Upcoming OPT Seminars in Fall 2016

Date (Day) Time Venue
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Tickets Available
2:00pm - 3:30pm Swift Center Room 125
Register click here
Friday, October 21, 2016
Tickets Available: 10/06/2016
2:00pm - 3:30pm Swift Center Room 125
Register click here
Monday, November 28, 2016
Tickets Available: 10/22/2016
2:00pm - 3:30pm Swift Center Room 125
Register click here
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Tickets Available: 11/29/2016
2:00pm - 3:30pm< Swift Center Room 125
Register click here

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)