U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced on 4/12/2021 that F-1 students seeking Optional Practical Training (OPT) and 24 month STEM Extension of OPT (STEM) can now file online. Please click here for the entire announcement. Please remember that the first step in your application continues to be requesting your OPT or STEM recommendation I-20 form from OGS. Review the Applying for OPT, and Applying for STEM Extension for more details.