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International Student & Scholar Services

Optional Practical Training (OPT) 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 On Campus 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).