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Study in the States Important Updates on the STEM OPT Extension - Changes will go into effect on May 10, 2016 

Changes to the STEM OPT Extension will go into effect on May 10, 2016. OISS is currently updating the process for the STEM application based on the ruling and awaiting additional guidance from SEVP. For more information, please see http://oiss.rice.edu/STEM. In addition, the Study in the States website has summarized the information in their STEM OPT HUB. Please refer to the following websites for more information:
Study in the States STEM OPT HUB
Transition information for students currently on the 17-month STEM extension
Transition information for students who will have STEM extension applications pending on May 10, 2016

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