STEM OPT Extension

Certain F-1 students who receive science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) degrees may apply for a 24-month extension of their post-completion optional practical training (OPT).

STEM OPT Extension Q&A Webinars for Spring 2022

Please sign up for one of the following STEM OPT Q&A Webinars. 
These will not include the STEM OPT presentation. You can view the following STEM OPT videos for the presentation PRIOR to the Q&A webinar.

Please watch the following STEM OPT Presentation Videos prior to the Q&A session. 

STEM OPT Presentation Video Series
Please click on the following link to the video. Each video is about 8-12 minutes
STEM OPT Video #1 - Overview and Eligibility
STEM OPT Video #2 - Applying to ISS
STEM OPT Video #3 - Applying to USCIS
STEM OPT Video #4 - Employment Reporting
STEM OPT Video #5 - Actions that Affect STEM OPT

‚ÄčPast STEM OPT Extension Webinar Recordings

Please click on the link above to view the past STEM OPT webinar recordings.

If you have any further questions about STEM OPT Extension, please email

For upcoming webinars and other events, please view the Calender of Events

Event Details
DATE: Thursday, March 31, 2022
TIME: 4pm

Thursday, April 14, 2022 at 4pm