Optional Practical Training Reporting

All Florida Tech F1 students on Post-Completion OPT and STEM Extension OPT are required to report any of the following changes within 10 business days:

  • Name and address of employer
  • Any change of name or residential address
  • Any interruption of employment

Important Reporting Notes:

  • If you are volunteering (unpaid) while on Post-Completion OPT, you should report your volunteer employment using this form, and also submit a volunteer letter to the ISSS office.
  • If you are reporting new employment while on STEM Extension OPT, you must submit a new Form I-983 completed by you and your new employer.
  • If you are terminating employment while on STEM Extension OPT, you must submit a "Final Evaluation on Student Progress" using the last section (page 5) of your previous Form I-983, signed by the employer with which you recently terminated employment.

Please allow 3-5 business days for ISSS to process your information and produce a new I-20 (if required).

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Your Information






If your answer is no, then scan a copy of the front and back of your card and email to isss@fit.edu





Name Change

Please submit a copy of passport page showing new name to isss@fit.edu, and put "OPT Reporting Name Change" in the subject line)

OPT Status*

Employment Status*

Report End of Work

If you are reporting the end of work at one employer and the start of work at a new employer, please tell us about the employment you just ended:

Report NEW Employers

(You may report up to two employers in one survey response)

Employer #1

(If working for Florida Tech, please include department name)





(The date you submit this form will be used by SEVIS as your employment start date)





NOTE: If you are on post-completion OPT you must work a minimum of 20 hours/week in total to maintain your OPT status.

Are you working remotely?

Employer #2

(If working for Florida Tech, please include department name)





(The date you submit this form will be used by SEVIS as your employment start date)





NOTE: If you are on post-completion OPT you must work a minimum of 20 hours/week in total to maintain your OPT status.

Are you working remotely?

I-20

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       Please note that the ISSS office will not ship your I-20 until you have completed a shipping request.

Please note:

  • Your employer may need to see an I-20 with employer information to complete your I-9 form.
  • When traveling on OPT, you need to have a signature from an ISSS advisor on your I-20 signed within the last year (12 months).