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Seminars & Workshops

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The International Students & Scholars Office will be offering workshops and seminars on a variety of subjects related to the international student and/or scholar. 


Optional Practical Training Info Session:

This session will briefly review all forms of practical training that international students can engage in, Curricular Practical Training (CPT) and 'pre-completion optional practical training' (OPT) - however - the focus will be on 'post-completion' optional practical training to use after completion of your program.


Thursday, October 08, 2015 - 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.


Career & International Services Conference Room - 2307 ERC

Please sign up by going to the Front Desk in Career & International Services OR email me. (Note - I must have at least two attendees to run the session)

Topics to Cover:

  • What is Practical Training?
  • What types of Practical Training are there?
  • New post-completion regulation for 'post-completion' OPT?
  • Unemployment on OPT
  • STEM Extension
  • Cap-Gap Extension
  • How/when to apply
  • Travel while on OPT
  • Your responsibilities while on OPT


GLACIER Tax Prep - software for the international student and scholar who are considered 'non-residents' for tax purposes will be able to use to file their federal tax return. 

NEW - GTP has a video titled "Welcome to the U.S. Tax System" - you will access this from the GTP user main menu. In addition, there is a tutorial titled "GTP System Tutorial" that will provide information on how to use Glacier Tax Prep. This should also be located in your user menu.