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DePauw International Alumni

Spotlight on International Alumni

Commencement weekend and post-graduation plans

RESOURCES for alumni on OpT

Graduates currently on 12-month initial OPT or OPT STEM Extension should use the Report OPT Updates online form to notify ISS staff within 10 days of any change in employment, address or contact information.  

Optional Practical Training (OPT) Update Form

As your OPT sponsoring institution, DePauw University is required to regularly report your employment, residential and current contact information to SEVIS (Student and Exchange Visitor Information System). You as an individual in OPT status are required to regularly keep your parent institution(DePauw University) updated about your employment details and contact information.

Please note that this form validates responses. Please fill all fields of the form below. E.g., if you do not need line 2 of address below, please write N/A in the empty field to avoid validation error. Please note that emails, dates and numbers are validated. To help you submit full information, all questions with * sign are required.

If you have any questions or concerns, please email iss@depauw.edu.

Please type your last name(s)

Please type your first name(s)

Please type any additional names that are not first or last name for you.

Please use a valid email format or form will return validation error.

Please type N/A in boxes that remain empty after you entering your full current mailing address.

Please use date format MM/DD/YYYY.

Please use date format MM/DD/YYYY.

Please use date format MM/DD/YYYY. If you do not currently have an OPT position, please write N/A.

Please use date format MM/DD/YYYY. If you do not currently have an OPT position, please write N/A.

Please type N/A in boxes that remain empty after you entering your employer's full address.

NOTE: This is not the same as the E-Verify number. The Employer Identification Number (EIN) is a number assigned to every employer by the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS). It is a public number and it appears on IRS withholding forms. The EIN will appear on the Employee's Form W-2 in Field b. If the company is publicly traded, students may be able to find it on the company's annual report.

Please use a valid email format or form will return validation error

E.g., address change, new employer, etc.

Please use this space for any additional information for which there was no space to report below. Please include clear indication what the information is (e.g., second employer - second employer name: ***, address: ***, etc.)

Helpful resources: https://www.depauw.edu/academics/centers/cdi/internationalstudents/optional-practical-training/