Reporting Requirements 


Once you have received your OPT approval, you must submit the following to the ISO:

  • Copy of your EAD card
  • Update employer in your student record (once you have secured an employer)


Student are permitted up to 90 days of unemployment on Post-Completion OPT.  The unemployment count begins from the start date on the student's EAD card. 


Please note that if you were working on CPT or Pre-Completion OPT before your OPT began, the ISO will not automatically transfer your employer to OPT.  It is the student's responsibility to report any and all employment changes to the DSO.  


Students on OPT are required to report any of the following changes, within 10 days, to the International Student Office HERE

  •  Name
  • Address
  • Interruption of employment


SEVP Policy Guidance


Please read the SEVP: OPT Policy Guidance provided by the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).