Reminders from International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)

Several reminders from International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS):


OPT Workshops: Spring 2017

ISSS hosts workshops for F-1 students interested in applying for OPT work authorization after graduation. Workshops are highly recommended as they discuss the application process, OPT rules and regulations, and offer an opportunity for individual questions to be answered at the end of the presentation.

Note: J-1 students are not eligible fgor OPT.

OPT Workshop schedule:
Tuesdays at 11am
Wednesdays, Thursdays at 3pm
Fridays at 2pm


Reminders for Spring 2017

This is a reminder for students to check and make sure that you have done the following, if needed, by the end of this semester:

Applied for a Program Extension if more time is needed to complete degree requirements Graduate students may also need to file a time extension request with the Graduate College, in addition to the request to extend the I-20 Applied for a Change of Level if you are completing a program and beginning a new program next semester. Undergraduate to graduate Change of Level applications will be processed by the Graduate College Applied for the appropriate type of work authorization, if you plan to be employed off-campus F-1: CPT, OPT J-1: Academic Training (AT) Obtained a travel signature from ISSS, if you plan to travel abroad during the summer and return next semester, and the current signature has expired F-1 travel J-1 travel Register for courses for the upcoming semester, if you are planning to continue in your program in the next term Set up an appointment if you plan to take a leave of absence after completing this semester

International students are encouraged to visit ISSS with any questions or concerns you may have!

ISSS, Student Office
400 Student Services Building
610 E John St
Champaign, IL 61820