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Optional Practical Training (OPT) Webinar and Q&A Sessions

February 15, 2023

Students in their final term of study (Spring 2023) wanting to learn and apply for Post-Completion Optional Practical Training (OPT), are encouraged to attend our OPT webinars. OPT applications on ISSP Connect open on Monday, February 20.

OPT General Informational Webinar
: Wednesday, February 15 at 4PM ET
Where: Virtual Webinar. Registration is required.
Note: This is an in-depth webinar on OPT. Session will not be recorded as OPT video tutorials are already listed on website.

OPT Q&A Session
When: Tuesday, March 7 at 10AM ET AND Wednesday, March 8 at 12noon ET
Where: Zoom link was emailed to F-1 students. UVA students only. Make sure to enter Zoom using UVA credentials. 
Note: Bring your questions to this Q&A focused session open to all students. If you seek a private appointment, please schedule an appointment with an ISO advisor.

  • Do not submit OPT applications to USCIS without OPT I-20 issued, signed and uploaded.
  • Private and dedicated time with ISO advisors can always be scheduled here.
  • For Career Opportunities, please be sure to check out the UVA Career Center website.
  • Q&A sessions with different schools of enrollment will also be offered.