After Graduation

After Post-Completion OPT is Approved

Optional Practical Training

STEM OPT Reporting Requirements

24-Month Optional Practical Training Extension for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Travel Out & Reentry to the United States

Immigration and travel documentation requirements

H-1B & Post-Graduation Visa Alternatives

Each Fall and Spring semester, OGS hosts an immigration attorney from McCandlish Holton, PC to present on H-1B & Post-Graduation Visa Alternatives (PDF)*. For more information, please inquire with McCandlish Holton, PC regarding a consultation and any fees associated with their services. More information on immigration attorneys is available on the OGS Legal Resources (new window) page.

*Note: This resource was updated November 2019 and its guidance is subject to change. IS Advisor expertise is in F-1 and J-1 regulations. IS Advisors can only provide very limited guidance on transitioning into a new, non-student status. However, we are always happy to help you frame the benefits (new window) of your F-1 or J-1 status for a prospective employer.

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