CPT and OPT Workshops


Please find below all the available CPT and OPT workshops and trainings ISS has to offer. Be sure to check back frequently for updates!

The CPT workshop will introduce CPT, discuss the CPT eligibility requirements and provide application information. You can access the CPT workshop either online or in person.

Please follow the link for the current CPT Workshop details.

All F-1 students intending to engage in OPT are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to attend an In-person OPT Workshop* no earlier than 12 months prior to their estimated graduation date.
 
*NOTE: The ISS Online OPT Workshop is not currently available. It is in the process of being updated to reflect the new Form I-765 information and instructions. At this time, completion of an OPT Workshop is not required prior to applying for a Post-Completion OPT recommendation from ISS. If you are able, we encourage you to attend one of the upcoming in-person OPT workshops. Additional information is available at http://iss.tamu.edu/Events/Optional-Practical-Training-Workshop-(OPT).*
 

The CPT workshop will introduce CPT, discuss the CPT eligibility requirements and provide application information. You can access the CPT workshop either online or in person.

Online CPT Workshop:
The online CPT workshop is available on eCampus for eligible candidates All F-1 international students have been automatically granted access to the Online CPT Workshop. To access it, log in to eCampus at http://ecampus.tamu.edu/ You will find the ‘CPT Workshop’ listed under the ‘My Organizations’ section.
 
All F-1 students intending to engage in OPT are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to attend an In-person OPT Workshop* no earlier than 12 months prior to their estimated graduation date.
 
*NOTE: The ISS Online OPT Workshop is not currently available. It is in the process of being updated to reflect the new Form I-765 information and instructions. At this time, completion of an OPT Workshop is not required prior to applying for a Post-Completion OPT recommendation from ISS. If you are able, we encourage you to attend one of the upcoming in-person OPT workshops. Additional information is available at http://iss.tamu.edu/Events/Optional-Practical-Training-Workshop-(OPT).*