During your period of OPT, your immigration status remains that of an F-1 student. In order to remain in good standing, the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP), located within the Department of Homeland Security, requires that you report the following information to Wooster:
Also be sure to complete the OPT Report Form. You must fill out this form even if you are not currently employed. Reporting may also be done by emailing the OISA, by faxing the change to 330-263-2076, or by writing the U.S. mail. Correspondence may be addressed as follows:Director of International Student and Scholar Services The College of Wooster 1189 Beall Avenue Wooster, OH 44691 Please use the chart below, as provided by Homeland Security, as a guide in reporting your employment information. If you are currently unemployed, indicate this in your reply. Please note: F-1 students on post-completion OPT may not accrue an aggregate of more than 90 days of unemployment during the 12-month period of OPT. F-1 students in STEM fields (Sciences, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) who are granted a 17-month extension for OPT may not accrue an aggregate of more than 120 days of unemployment during the 29-month OPT period. Please maintain a record of your job search process throughout your period of OPT.
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