Information Session - International Programs Office

OPT Workshop for International Students on F-1 Visas

Wednesday, October 20, 2021: 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Virtual - Register in Handshake

Fall 2021 OPT workshops are being offered every other Wednesday until November 17, 2021 from 4PM to 5PM EST. The OPT Workshop will provide you with information regarding your eligibility for OPT as well as application instructions, timeline, and reporting requirements. OPT is part of your F immigration benefit and thus, UMass Amherst will remain your visa sponsor. This workshop is limited to students graduating Fall 2021. You may register on Eventbrite for ONE of the upcoming workshops. ( Each workshop accepts up to 100 registrants. Registration closes once the workshop is full or 24 hours prior to the workshop. You will receive the Zoom link the day 2 hours before the workshop begins. This will be sent to the email address used to RSVP for the workshop. If you are having issues or questions about registration, please email

Event Contact

Janet Bordwin