Events & Programs - Spring 2022

Optional Practical Training (OPT) Workshop: Overview of Eligibility, Applying & Maintaining F-1 Status during Your Post-Completion Employment

Friday, February 11: 12:00-1:30 p.m. EST

Locationhttps://wesleyan.zoom.us/j/94180417918 (Zoom - virtual)

Intended Audience: F-1 international students graduating in 2022 who wish to work in the United States after graduation

Session Description: In this virtual workshop, OISA staff will provide an overview of OPT eligibility, the application process and timeline, and requirements for maintaining your F-1 visa status during your post-completion employment. Please carefully read through OISA’s Post-Completion OPT guidance prior to attending this workshop. There will be time for Questions & Answers (Q&A) in the second half of the session. 

*CLICK HERE FOR THE RECORDING OF THE SPRING 2022 OPT WORKSHOP (PASSCODE: 1#5Sz+rj).

 

Curricular Practical Training (CPT) Workshop: Overview of Eligibility, Applying & Maintaining F-1 Status during Your Off-Campus Employment

Friday, February 25: 12:00-1:30 p.m. EST

Location: https://wesleyan.zoom.us/j/95766529207 (Zoom - virtual)

Intended Audience: F-1 international students who will have completed two semesters of full-time study by the end of the Spring 2022 Semester 

Session Description: In this virtual workshop, OISA staff will provide an overview of CPT eligibility, the application process, and requirements for maintaining your F-1 visa status while engaging in this type of off-campus employment during your degree program. Please carefully read through OISA’s Curricular Practical Training (CPT) guidance prior to attending this workshop. There will be time for Q&A in the second half of the session. 

*CLICK HERE FOR THE RECORDING OF THE SPRING 2022 CPT WORKSHOP (PASSCODE: +%69=7!Q)

 

Post-Graduation Options for F-1 Students Workshop

Friday, March 4: 12:00-1:00 p.m. EST

Locationhttps://wesleyan.zoom.us/j/95102853171?pwd=L29JRWZlMXR1VGFPbnBRVDNBcGhxdz09 (Zoom - virtual)

Intended Audience: F-1 international students who will graduate in 2022

Session Description: In this virtual workshop, OISA staff will provide an overview of post-graduation options for F-1 students. This session will be particularly helpful for students who are considering non-OPT options for their F-1 status, such as transferring to a new U.S. institution, changing education level at Wesleyan, changing status, or departing the U.S. at the end of their 60-day grace period. Please carefully read through OISA’s end-of-program options for F-1 students guidance prior to attending this workshop. There will be time for Q&A in the second half of the session. 

*CLICK HERE FOR THE RECORDING OF THE SPRING 2022 POST-GRADUATION OPTIONS FOR F-1 STUDENTS WORKSHOP (PASSCODE: DTH$94*c)