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Forms and Guides

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On-Campus Employment:

Curricular Practical Training:

  • CPT Guide (Regulations, Application Process and Applying for a CPT I-20)
  • CPT Form (e-Form to be submitted by the student)

Pre & Post-Completion Optional Practical Training (OPT):

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) OPT Extension:

H-1B Cap Gap I-20

Reporting Forms for Students on Post-OPT/STEM

Which Employment Reporting Tool Should I Use?

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J-1 - Exchange Visitor Request

The ISSO has recently launched a complete electronic process for requesting a J-1 Exchange Visitor to come to UMass Lowell. Please reach out to an ISSO Scholar advisor to start the process. 

H-1B - Specialty Occupation Workers

O-1 - Scholars of Extraordinary Ability or Achievement

TN - Professionals from Canada or Mexico

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