Optional Practical Training (OPT)
Optional Practical Training is an opportunity for F-1 students to gain work experience to complement their academic program. All F-1 students are entitled to one year of Optional Practical Training for each higher degree they receive. OPT is available to F-1 students who have been lawfully enrolled on a full time basis for one full academic year at Franklin University.
Office of International Students and Programs
201 S. Grant Ave.
Columbus, OH 43215
Schedule appointments online at https://oisp.franklin.edu/appointments.
Register at the Welcome Center in the Paul J. Otte Center for Student Services.
For US-based phone appointments:
We will call you at the number you provide.
International phone appointments:
We will invite you to a phone conference. View instructions under Joining the Meeting through a Phone Call.