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International Student and Scholar Services

Workshops & Events

Study Skills Workshops

The Student Learning Center offers free study skills workshops to help students develop practical academic success strategies. Student Learning Center > Study Skills Workshops.

OPT (Optional Practical Training) Workshops

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Dates and Times: 

Friday, October 16
11 pm - 12 pm, Zoom(opens in new window) 
 
Friday, November 13
11 pm - 12 pm, Zoom(opens in new window) 
 
Friday, February 19
11 pm - 12 pm, Zoom(opens in new window) 
 
Friday, February 26
11 pm - 12 pm, Zoom(opens in new window) 
 
Friday, March 5
11 pm - 12 pm, Zoom(opens in new window) 
 
Friday, March 12
11 pm - 12 pm, Zoom(opens in new window) 
 
Friday, March 19
11 pm - 12 pm, Zoom(opens in new window) 
 
Friday, April 2
11 pm - 12 pm, Zoom(opens in new window) 
  

Optional Practical Training (OPT) is an immigration benefit for F-1 international students which allows students 12 months of work authorization after completion of their coursework. Advisors, Cindy McKay and Tasha Alexander will explain the rules and restrictions regarding OPT, as well as the application process.

CPT (Curricular Practical Training) Workshops

Dates and Times:

Friday, April 9
11 pm - 12 pm, Zoom
Friday, April 16
11 pm - 12 pm, Zoom

Curricular Practical Training (CPT) is an immigration benefit for F-1 international students which allows students to participate in department approved internships before graduation.  Advisors, Cindy McKay and Tasha Alexander will explain the rules and restrictions regarding CPT, as well as the application process.

Career Planning & Readiness Workshops

Dates and Times:

TBD