Spring 2019 Optional Practical Training (OPT) Sessions
If you are planning to apply for OPT this semester, it is mandatory that you attend one of the following OPT sessions with the Office of International Education (OIE). We cannot schedule individual advising appointments to provide this information, so plan ahead to find a session that will fit your schedule.
Spring 2019 OPT sessions will be held on the following dates:
|Wednesday, January 23, 2019||11:00am||Cohon University Center, McConomy|
|Tuesday, January 29, 2019||5:00pm||Cohon University Center, Rangos 3|
|Tuesday, February 05, 2019||10:00am||Cohon University Center, McConomy|
|Friday, February 22, 2019||9:00am||Cohon University Center, McConomy|
|Wednesday, March 06, 2019||4:30pm||Danforth Conference Room, 2nd Floor|
|Monday, April 01, 2019||11:00am||Danforth Conference Room, 2nd Floor|
|Wednesday, April 24, 2019||2:00pm||Cohon University Center, Rangos 1|
|Wednesday, May 22, 2019||3:00pm||Danforth Conference Room, 2nd Floor|
|Monday, June 10, 2019||9:00am||Danforth Conference Room, 2nd Floor|
Students must register for a session in advance. To register, log in to your Handshake account and register for the event “OPT Session”.
Prior to attending the session, you must read through the OPT instructions.
Remember, to bring your CMU ID Card with you to check-in to the OPT Session.
*Students in J-1 status who are expecting to complete their program this semester should read the handout on Academic Training and schedule an appointment with their J-1 Alternate Responsible Officer (an OIE advisor if CMU issued your DS-2019).