Complete the “17-Month Extension of Post-Completion Optional Practical Training Student Request” form
Complete Form I-765*
Complete Form G-1145
Bring forms to ISSS and meet with an F-1 adviser for processing
If you are out of town and unable to come to ISSS, please contact ISSS to work with an adviser prior to sending your application. The application should be addressed to the adviser and clearly marked “17 Month OPT Extension” application. Include your contact information.
*ISSS does not recommend electronically filing the I-765