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, SRB 3rd floor

Please arrive PROMPTLY; sessions begin on time. Late arrivals disrupt the session and will not be admitted out of courtesy to other students.

Wednesday, June 28th, 9am – 10am

Monday, July 10th, 3pm – 4pm

Wednesday, July 26th, 9am – 10am

Monday, August 7th, 3pm – 4pm

Wednesday, August 23rd, 9am – 10am

Monday, September 4th, 3pm – 4pm