Are you graduating in Spring 2023? If so, now is the time to apply for Optional Practical Training (OPT). Granted by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), OPT is an employment benefit for students with F-1 status to gain practical experience in their major field of study. To successfully… read more
Ten Resources and Activities Available to Longhorns from Anywhere in the World
While COVID-19 has impacted how we learn, work and engage, UT has adapted several of its on-campus resources to remain accessible to students stationed around the world. Along with up-to-date COVID-19 information the university provides students, various virtual programs are available for you to hone your professional skills through LinkedIn… read more
Checking Your I-94 Upon Entry into the U.S.
Have you traveled outside the United States recently? If yes, then make sure to check your I-94 record to see that you were granted the correct status upon reentry into the U.S. This is important as you will need a copy of your most recent I-94 to apply for a… read more
STEM OPT changes effective May 10, 2016
Changes to the STEM OPT extension went into effect on May 10, 2016. Previously a 17 month extension, the STEM extension is now 24 months. To review the changes to STEM eligibility, additional reporting requirements, and how to apply, please visit our STEM OPT changes page. Additionally, our office held… read more
Last day to drop a course or withdraw from UT (graduates) – May 6, 2016
Friday, May 6th, is the last day a graduate student may withdraw from the university or drop a class, with required approvals. It is also the last day to submit master’s report, recital, thesis, doctoral dissertation, or treatise to the graduate dean. If you’re thinking about dropping a class, don’t… read more
Planning to Graduate in Absentia?
Graduating “In Absentia” means that you will complete your degree requirements as a non-registered student. Not sure what this means? For example, say you complete your thesis after the summer semester submission deadline but before fall classes begin. You then apply for in absentia graduation: you will not be a… read more
Spring 2016 Q-Drop Deadline: Monday, April 4th
Monday, April 4th, is the last day an undergraduate student may withdraw from the university or drop a class, with the dean’s approval. It is also the last day an undergraduate student may change registration for a class to a pass/fail basis. If you’re thinking about dropping a class, don’t… read more
Time to Check Your I-20 or DS-2019 End Date
If you have an F-1 or J-1 student visa, check the end date on your I-20 or DS-2019. If your I-20 or DS-2019 is ending in May 2016 and you plan to continue your studies in the summer, fall or beyond, you must extend your document before the current end… read more
Traveling during the break? Don’t forget your travel signature!
Winter break is coming soon, so it’s time to start preparing for your international travel plans. If you need a new signature on your document, take advantage of our TRAVEL SIGNATURE DRIVE. Travel Signature Drive Friday, December 11 9:00 – 11:30 am FAC 330 If you cannot come during the… read more
Last day to drop a course or withdraw from UT (undergraduates) – April 6th, 2015
April 6th, 2015 is the last day for an undergraduate student to withdraw from the University or drop a class (with the dean’s approval) for the Spring 2015 semester. Please take into consideration that if you receive the permission to withdraw or drop a course from you academic department, this… read more
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