OPT Q&A Workshop

  • Date:Wednesday, February 20th, 2013
  • Time:9:00 AM to 10:00am
  • Contact Information:706-542-2900 - issis@uga.edu

International students holding an F-1 visa status may be eligible for a work benefit in the U.S. called “Optional Practical Training”, or “OPT”.  This Q&A Session will focus on application review and is limited to students who have already completed the online workshop about OPT.  See details below:

The process for applying for OPT is as follows:

1. Online workshop attendance: Students MUST complete the online workshop available at, http://international.uga.edu/issis/opt_workshop

2. OPT application completion: Students must also complete the OPT application which can be found at: https://fs21.formsite.com/issisuga/F1OPTRequest/secure_index.html

3. In-person Question and Answer session: Students may then sign up to attend this Q&A session held at OIE. This Q&A session will be geared toward application review only. Students must bring the completed OPT application to the Q and A session.

The session will be held in the Office of International Education, Main Conference room.

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