For post-completion OPT, you must complete our online workshop through Canvas in your last semester in order to learn about OPT, prepare your application materials, request a new Form I-20 with OPT recommendation from ISSS, and finally, submit your application to USCIS.
Self-enroll in the Post-Completion OPT Workshop to get started!
Spring 2021 dates (Undergraduates & Graduates):
- program end date: Saturday, May 15, 2021 (commencement)
- earliest date to receive Form I-20 with OPT recommendation and apply to USCIS: Tuesday, February 16, 2021
- start date window: Sunday, May 16, 2021 - Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Updated 2/3/2021 due to changes to the Spring 21 commencement date
Important: The previously scheduled USCIS fee increase and new I-765 version for applications submitted to USCIS after October 2nd are ON HOLD until further notice after a 9/29/2020 court ruling.