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
Plan to sign in at the Student Services Welcome Center (331 E. Rich Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215) at our scheduled time.
For US-based phone appointments:
We will call the number you provide.
International phone appointments:
We will use Skype for Business phone conferencing. (You do not need a Skype for Business account or phone app for our appointment.) You can find a local phone number at http://bit.ly/FindLocalNumber, and you can check your local time at http://bit.ly/FindMyTimeZone.