STEM OPT Extension

For frequently asked questions and answers related to STEM OPT, please visit the following webpages: 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 Webinar for Fall 2021

The following STEM OPT Extension webinar will be avilable for Fall 2021. It will include a STEM OPT presentation on STEM OPT Extension basics and eligibility, application process, how to maintain status, STEM employment reporting requirements, and actions that may affect STEM OPT. It will be followed by Q&A. 

Wednesday, October 27 at 5:00pm
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​Past STEM OPT Extension Webinar Recordings from Spring 2021

Please click on the link above to view the past STEM OPT webinar recordings from Spring 2021.

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: Wednesday, October 27, 2021

TIME: 5:00pm

LOCATION: Zoom (see above)