Options after graduation for international students

After you graduate or complete your program, you have a 60-day grace period. During this period, you may choose to do one the following: 

  • Remain in the U.S. and depart no more than 60 days after your program end date 
  • Apply for Optional Practical Training (OPT) 
  • Request a change of level I-20 if you will begin a new degree program at MSU, Mankato 
  • Transfer your SEVIS record to a new school  
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Thu 6/8/23 11:45 AM
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