International Education & Global Engagement
  • STEM OPT allows certain F-1 students who receive science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) degrees, and who meet other specified requirements, to apply for a 24-month extension of their post-completion OPT. View the 24-Month STEM OPT Extension Timeline below:

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    Additional Resources:

    For more detailed information about the 24-Month STEM OPT Extension, click on the links below:

    Support Services:

    • Meet with an Advisor - Call the front desk at 562-985-4106 to schedule an appointment, or email your questions about the 24-Month STEM Extension to an International Student Advisor.
    • 24-Month STEM OPT Extension Webinar - Participate in a live webinar to discuss the application process and deadlines, among other relevant subjects.