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 the required documents to the IESC office ONLY through email at The request form and documents are required to obtain POST-OPT recommendations 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)