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Module 4: What do I do when my OPT is ending?

Module 4: What do I do when my OPT is ending?

The objectives of Module 4 are to help you determine if you are eligible for a Cap-Gap or STEM extension and take the appropriate steps to maintain your legal status through the end of your OPT.  This module should be completed at least three months before your OPT end date.

Contact OISP

Step 1: Cap-Gap & STEM

First, read the information below about Cap-Gap and STEM extensions.  Then, take the quiz at the link below to see if you are eligible for either extension.  The results of your quiz will be emailed to a member of the OISP staff who will review your answers.

STEM Extension

Step 2: OPT Ending Resources

Next, review the resources below about the end of your OPT.  Then, if you have any additional questions contact the OISP offices to learn more about preparing for the end of your OPT.