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Students on OPT STEM Extension

STEM OPT 24 Month Reporting Requirements 

In order to maintain  legal F-1 status, a STEM OPT student must regularly check in with their DSO throughout the duration of the extension to validate Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) information and report changes made to the student's training plan. 

There are three types of student reporting requirements while on the STEM OPT 24 month extension: