OPT Advising Sessions

Ready to submit your OPT application? The OISS will be holding weekly advising sessions to review your completed OPT application materials. Make sure to bring all of the following forms and documents with you:

  1. OPT Request Form – this form must be completed and signed by your academic or faculty advisor
  2. Form G-1145 – type this form on the computer and print
  3. Form I-765type this form on the computer, save on your thumb drive, and print. Review page 2 of the OPT information sheet on the OISS website for detailed information on completing this form
  4. Copies of all previous I-20’s
  5. Copy of your I-94 record retrieved from CBP.gov
  6. Copy of your passport biographical page
  7. Copy of all U.S. student visas
  8. 2 U.S. passport size photos
  9. Check for $410 made out to the “U.S. Department of Homeland Security”
  10. Receipt for OPT Processing Fee payment

 Advising sessions are limited to a maximum of 15 students.

OPT Advising Session Schedule

Location: OISS Conference Room

Dates and Times (NOTE – you must arrive no later than 5 minutes after the session start time; latecomers must come to another session):

Wednesday, April 5th 9am – 10am

Monday, April 10th 3pm – 4pm

Wednesday, April 19th 9am – 10am

Monday, April 24th 3pm – 4pm

Wednesday, May 3rd 9am – 10am

Monday, May 8th 3pm – 4pm

Wednesday, May 17th 9am – 10am

Monday, May 22nd 3pm – 4pm

Monday, June 5th 3pm-4pm

Wednesday, June 14th 9am-10am