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INTERNATIONAL STUDENT CENTER

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT CENTER

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International Student Services

Immigration Calendar

Change of Status workshops

SDSU international applicants often have a visa status other than F-1 student.  Many students find that they want or need to change to F-1 visa status. This workshop will help you to change your status.

OPT workshops

During OPT Application Workshops, students start the process of applying for Optional Practical Training (OPT). These are not informational meetings. They are for F-1 students who are eligible and ready to apply for OPT.

  • Find workshop dates in the table below.
  • You must arrive on time to an OPT application workshop. If you arrive late, you will not be allowed to join.
  • Learn more about CPT/OPT.

You must must arrive on time and bring the following to the OPT Application Workshops:  

  • Copies of passport and F-1 visa
  • Copy of your most recent I-94 Record. You can find this online at https://i94.cbp.dhs.gov/
  • 2 U.S. passport photos (taken within last 6 months)
  • Check for $410 made out to "Department of Homeland Security"
  • Copies of all previous CPT I-20s
  • Copies of past EAD cards (if applicable)
  • You can fill out the I-765 form ahead of time to make the process go more quickly.  This can be found online on USCIS website. We will also have copies at the meeting.

Change of Status and OPT Workshop Calendars

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT CENTER
 Tel: (619) 594-1982  |  Fax: 619-594-1973  |  Email: isc.reception@sdsu.edu