Student & Scholar Services » New OPT Processing and Case Management Fee
An OPT Processing and Case Management Fee will be charged when students apply for post-completion OPT and/or the 24-month STEM extension. This fee will be used to subsidize the costs associated with the mandatory case management for students on Optional Practical Training after graduation.
The following fees will apply:
12 Month OPT: $100
24 Month OPT Extension: $175
This fee is not for expedited processing. Normal 7-10 business day processing will apply.
- The last date the OIE can guarantee OPT I-20 processing for Fall 2016 graduates is: Monday January 30, 2016
- The earliest date we will start accepting OPT applications for Spring 2017 graduates is: Monday February 6, 2017
- Earliest possible start date for post-completion OPT for Spring 2017 graduates: Friday May 12, 2017
- The last date the OIE can guarantee OPT I-20 processing for Spring 2017 graduates is: Monday July 3, 2017