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    University of Houston
  Jan 23, 2018
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Optional Practical Training

Policies  > Optional Practical Training

The following is a recommendation for a policy for F-1 students who have participated in pre-or postcompletion OPT (Optional Practical Training) but did not complete their degree as expected. They may:

  1. Enroll in research/thesis dissertation for a minimum of three credit hours while maintaining full-time participation in OPT (Optional Practical Training).
  2. Return to the University as a full-time student with the option to continue to participate in OPT.