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Students on Post-Completion OPT, STEM, AT

Below is a list of forms for Students on OPT, STEM Extension, and Academic Training (AT) that can be completed online.

Note: If you have already started a specific online form, do not start a new one. Please go to your User Home Page to continue working on your online form.
 
  • Cap Gap Extension I-20 Request - to request a new I-20 reflecting employment authorization extension if your employer has a pending H-1B petition to USCIS on your behalf
  • I-20 Reprint Request - If your current I-20 was lost or stolen, or if your current travel signature lines are full or your travel signature will be outdated by the time you intend to re-enter the U.S.
  • Optional Practical Training (OPT) - F-1 students requesting work authorization for up to one year, related to their program of study, must complete this online application with required OPT workshop. Note: should be submitted at least 3 months prior to program completion.
    • USCIS OPT Application Review - Please submit this form to have an ISS advisor review the documents that you will send to USCIS for OPT. No appointment is necessary.
  • STEM OPT Extension - F-1 students on OPT after earning a bachelor, master, or doctoral degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (government approved STEM fields) can apply for 24 months of additional OPT if they have a job or job offer from an E-Verify employer and meet all other required criteria.
    • Report STEM OPT Participation - While on the STEM OPT extension, you must submit a "Validation Report" every 6 months starting from the date the OPT extension begins and ending when your F-1 status or the extension ends, whichever is first.
  • DS-2019 Reprint Request - If your current DS-2019 was lost or stolen, or if your current travel signature lines are full or your travel signature will be outdated by the time you intend to re-enter the U.S.
  • ​Student Academic Training (AT) - J-1 students requesting advance off-campus work authorization for employment training or practical experience, related to their field of study.