Modesto A. Maidique Campus
Graham Center 355
11200 S.W. 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199
Ph: (305) 348-2421
Fax: (305) 348-1521

Biscayne Bay Campus
Wolfe University Center 363
3000 N. E. 151st Street
North Miami, FL 33181
Ph: (305) 919-5813
Fax: (305) 919-4824

Hours of Operation:

Monday-Friday
8:00am to 5:00 pm
Closed Weekends & Holidays

F-1 Employment Resources

F-1 Employment Online Workshop
This is a REQUIRED workshop for any F-1 student planning to apply for Curricular Practical Training (CPT) or Optional Practical Training (OPT).

Post-Completion OPT Application Periods

Students graduating in Summer A 2014 who want to pursue Optional Practical Training (OPT) may apply any time before August 19, 2014, provided that they have not left the U.S. Travel outside the U.S. during the 60-day grace period following program completion will make a student ineligible to return in F-1 status and apply for OPT; if it is necessary to travel during this time, the OPT application must be submitted before leaving.

Students graduating in Summer C 2014 who want to pursue Optional Practical Training (OPT) may apply any time before September 11, 2014, provided that they have not left the U.S. Travel outside the U.S. during the 60-day grace period following program completion will make a student ineligible to return in F-1 status and apply for OPT; if it is necessary to travel during this time, the OPT application must be submitted before leaving.

Students graduating in Fall 2014 will be eligible to apply for OPT starting on September 15.

OPT EXTENSION RESOURCES:

OPT STEM Extension Application Procedure & Checklist

Cap-Gap Extension of Optional Practical Training Information for Employers

STEM-Designated Degree Program List