Services for International Students and Scholars


OGS has many requests available online thorugh the myOGS portal and some in paper. OGS processing time is calculated in business days. Business days are days that OGS is open (excluding vacations and holidays).

Curricular Practical Training

CPT Authorization Request Form
CPT Authorization History Request
CPT Update Form*

*Disclaimer: This form is intended only for updates to existing CPT authorization – it is not intended for students who are requesting new periods of CPT authorization or who are trying to extend their CPT authorization for new academic terms.

Pre-Completion Optional Practical Training (OPT)

Pre-Completion OPT Application Form
Pre-OPT-Verification for Graduate Students

Post-Completion Optional Practical Training (OPT)

OGS Post-Completion OPT Central
Certification of Program Completion (OPT and AT)

STEM OPT Extension

STEM OPT Application Form
Address Update Form for Students on STEM OPT
Employer Update Form for Students on STEM OPT
Request for Updated I-20 while on STEM OPT

Disclaimer: This E-Form is NOT a request to obtain STEM Authorization

I-983 Updates and Self-Evaluations
6 Month Validation Report Form
STEM OPT Issue Reporting Form
Request to Complete STEM OPT & SEVIS Record
Post-Graduate Admin Fee Refund Request

Disclaimer: This is only for students who have paid the administrative fee to NEU and are no longer eligible to apply for OPT

OPT Cap-Gap Extension

Cap-Gap I-20 Request

Off-Campus Meeting, Data Retrieval, or Observation Permission

Off-Campus Meeting, Data Retrieval, or Observation Permission Letter Request