STEM OPT Validation Report

STEM OPT Validation Report STEM OPT recipients must make a "validation report" to the DSO (International Coordinator) every six months starting from the date the 24-month STEM extension begins and ending when the student's F-1 status ends, the student changes educational levels, the student transfers to another school, or the 24-month OPT extension ends, whichever is first.

Please click on the button below to navigate to the digital validation report. Be sure to provide all information required and click through until your receive the submission confirmation message on the final screen. Once submitted, the Kearney International Center can report your OPT Participation.

Digital Validation Report