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ISSS Walk-In Advising Hours
ISSS offers walk-in advising times during which students and scholars can visit the office without an appointment scheduled. The current walk-in advising hours are:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Science Library G-40
International Education Week Session Recordings
Work Visas beyond OPT (with Art Serratelli)
Know Your Rights when Traveling (with Seth Leech)
Applying for Post-Completion OPT?
Students who are graduating and planning to apply for Post-Completion OPT Work Authorization should complete the following steps to apply:
- Watch the required OPT workshop
- Review all instructions on the OPT Request EForm website, including the Supplemental Forms and Instructions
- Submit the EForm to ISSS to request a new I-20 recommending you for post-completion OPT
- File with DHS-USCIS within 30 days of receiving the new I-20 from ISSS recommending you for post-completion OPT
If you have questions please speak with an ISSS advisor.
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Reporting Requirements for Students
Now is a good time to remind yourself of your reporting requirements as an international student
. Our Reporting Requirements webpage also features information for OPT and STEM OPT students.