Optional Practical Training (OPT) Request Form

Please take a moment to complete the form below. Your SCNM Designated School Officer (DSO) will be notified upon form submission







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Important Notes
Optional Practical Training (OPT) students must ensure that the training complies with the rules governing OPT. By clicking “I agree” you agree to comply with the obligation to report changes in employment information (to include periods of unemployment) and changes in your address during your OPT. The details of these rules can be found in the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 8, Sections 214.2(f)(10) to (f)(13) and 214.2(m)(14). The CFR has been amended and the sections relevant to OPT are available at www.ice.gov/sevis (the SEVP Website).  If you will experience any change in your ability to maintain the current conditions of your F-1 status you must report that change to SCNM DSO immediately.  
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I, the requestor, warrant the truthfulness of the information provided in this application.



Submission of the Optional Practical Training (OPT) form does not complete the OPT application process. An SCNM DSO will contact you to confirm receipt of the form and discuss next steps.