OISS COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

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To ensure students’ health and safety, OISS is providing virtual services. As policies and recommendations change, we’ll continue to update this information.

OPT Administrative Fee

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An OPT administration fee of $150 is required before a student can apply for post-completion OPT or STEM OPT. Please note no fee is required for pre-completion.

OPT Reporting and I-20 Request

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This page is for F-1 International Students who have graduated from Washington University and have applied for OPT or STEM OPT.

F-1 STEM OPT Extension Sponsored by WashU

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Learn about the 24-month STEM OPT Extension for for F-1 international students with STEM degrees working on their 12-months post-completion OPT.

F-1 Student Employment & Training

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The types of employment for which F-1 students may be eligible depend on each student’s individual circumstances.