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Galesburg, IL 61401-4999

309-341-7163

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What is Practical Training?

Practical training allows F-1 visa students to gain practical work experience in their fields of study. Students are eligible to apply for practical training after the completion of one academic year. There are two types of practical training: Curricular Practical Training (CPT) and Optional Practical Training (OPT).

Students may be authorized for CPT prior to graduation; students may be authorized for pre-completion OPT before graduation, and for post-completion OPT after graduation. CPT may be adjudicated by the DSO; OPT requires adjudication by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

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