POST-OPT Tutorial

Post-Completion OPT Online Workshops

All F-1 student who will be applying for POST-OPT must follow the following procedures.  There are three steps to the POST-OPT application process: 

STEP 1: Student must view the POST-OPT the Part I - (Online instructions for F-1 students). You may view Part II- Submitting Your Application to USCIS, however, you may want to review this again when you are ready for Step 3.

STEP 2: Students will submit the POST-OPT request form along with required documents to the IESC office, using the drop off box. The request form and documents are required to obtain POST-OPT recommendation by IESC.

STEP 3: Student will pick up POST-OPT I-20 (and documents) from the IESC office. Student will mail the POST-OPT Packet to the appropriate USCIS Lockbox facility. Student must view Part II – (Submitting Your Application to USCIS) for instructions on how to put their application packet together.

Part I (Post-OPT - Online instructions for F-1 Students)


Part II (Post-OPT - Submitting Your Application to USCIS)