Post-completion OPT Reporting Form

All Harvard F-1 students on OPT are required to report to the HIO any of the following changes within 10 business days:

  • Name and address of employer
  • Any change of name of student or residential address
  • Any interruption of employment
(The SEVIS ID is found on your SEVIS Form I-20 in the top left hand corner, beginning with the letter "N". Format your entry like this: "N1234567890")
Employment
If yes, please indicate your primary work location in the employer address field
(i.e. are you working for multiple employers at once?)
Employment Section
Describe how the position draws on knowledge gained and developed during your program in 2-3 sentences.  The written explanation should include your job title, employer name, major area of study, whether full-time or part-time, and a brief explanation of how the job is directly to your studies. The regular duties should be explained and the connection between those duties and your degree. For example, you may cite specific coursework; dissertation or thesis research; or lab work that has provided you with fundamental knowledge you use in your job duties. More information and examples on how to relate your OPT position to your major area of study can be found on the OPT page of the HIO website.
Employment Section 2
Describe how the position draws on knowledge gained and developed during your program in 2-3 sentences.  The written explanation should include your job title, employer name, major area of study, whether full-time or part-time, and a brief explanation of how the job is directly to your studies. The regular duties should be explained and the connection between those duties and your degree. For example, you may cite specific coursework; dissertation or thesis research; or lab work that has provided you with fundamental knowledge you use in your job duties. More information and examples on how to relate your OPT position to your major area of study can be found on the OPT page of the HIO website.
Employment Section 3
Describe how the position draws on knowledge gained and developed during your program in 2-3 sentences.  The written explanation should include your job title, employer name, major area of study, whether full-time or part-time, and a brief explanation of how the job is directly to your studies. The regular duties should be explained and the connection between those duties and your degree. For example, you may cite specific coursework; dissertation or thesis research; or lab work that has provided you with fundamental knowledge you use in your job duties. More information and examples on how to relate your OPT position to your major area of study can be found on the OPT page of the HIO website.
Current Residential Address
Please list your foreign address

Please note that you are not required to have a new I-20 as a result of this employer information update.

We can FedEx you an updated I-20 if you provide us with a FedEx shipping label via eShipGlobal. Click here to sign up for the service. Please note that you are responsible for covering the cost of this FedEx. In the eShipGlobal site, you must select Harvard International Office in the department selection. You are required to provide the 9 digit order number that you will get after creating a FedEx shipping label in eShipGlobal before submitting the employer update.

It takes 5-7 business days for us to generate the new I-20. You will be notified via email by eShipGlobal once the I-20 is shipped to you.