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H1B & ISSS F-1 Students International Student and Scholar Services

Curricular Practical Training

CPT is work authorization which allows a student to work in a job directly related to the student‘s major area of study before degree completion. CPT authorization is granted by ISSS

To apply for CPT, you must:

  1. Complete a CPT workshop to learn about the application process.
    Attend one of the CPT workshops
    or
    watch the CPT Online Workshop
    – Logging in to Moodle is required for the Online Workshop
    – Enrollment key: issscpt
  2. Download the CPT Application Packet or obtain the packet at ISSS.
  3. Complete the “CPT Student Request and Academic Adviser Verification” form from the packet.
    • Your academic adviser must sign the back of the form.
    • Additional documentation may be required. Please see the instructions in the application packet.
  4. Bring completed application materials to ISSS during walk-in hours or a scheduled appointment to meet with an F-1 adviser for processing.

 

Last Update: August 21, 2014

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