Welcome! We're Glad You're Here!

Welcome to all F-1 and J-1 visa holders at Georgia Tech! Our mission is to serve as a resource and advocate for the large and diverse population of international students and scholars at Georgia Tech. We strive to create an environment where international students and scholars are able to make a well-integrated transition to Georgia Tech through diverse cultural, educational and leadership opportunities. Our goal is to be the model in building and maintaining an international community in a campus environment with the aim to create lifelong global leaders.

OIE International Student Welcome Series (Spring 2020)

OPT Workshop Schedule

All OPT workshops will be offered in DM Smith Room 105 from 11:00 -11:45 am. You are not required to bring any materials with you to the workshop, but you are encouraged to review the required OPT guidance. Please arrive at least 5 minutes prior to the start time of the workshop as once the workshop begins, the advisor will close the workshop.

If you are unable to attend this workshop and you wish to learn more about OPT, please review our guidance on the website or visit the office during walk-in advising hours to speak with an ISSS advisor.


Tuesday 14

Thursday 23

Tuesday 28


February 6

February 11

February 18

February 25

Optional Practical Training (OPT)