Request for Employment Authorization: This form for all students who wish to obtain off-campus work authorization. This includes F-1 students applying for OPT or STEM OPT and J-1 students who are applying for academic training. Please make an appointment with your international student adviser at least 3-4 months prior to your desired work start date. Students requesting a STEM OPT 24 Month Extension should also use this form.
Academic Advisor Verification Form for Curricular Practical Training: This form is used for students who would like to participate in an internship or off-campus training that is related to their program of study but is unable to enroll in an internship course. Students are required to include an offer letter and/or job description when applying. Please speak with your International Student Advisor or e-mail [email protected] to verify if this form is appropriate for your situation.
STEM Check-in Form: Students who have been approved for a STEM OPT 24 Month Extension are required to check-in with IPS every six months from the start date on the STEM EAD card. Please complete this form and e-mail it to [email protected].