OPT Graduate Letter

Optional Practical Training 

Recommendation letter for graduate students.

Print on appropriate UAF letterhead


Current date


To: Reija Shnoro, Student Senior Immigration Advisor

From: Faculty Advisor’s Name

Re: Recommendation for Optional Practical Training – Graduate Student


Name of student:

Academic program (major):

Level (mark one): MA_______ MS_______ PhD_______

Project or Thesis defense required: Yes_____ No_____ 
If yes, anticipated date of defense:____________

Anticipated semester of completion: Fall____ Spring____ Summer____ Year_____

The above-named student is making satisfactory progress towards the completion of his or her academic program and is expected to meet all program and degree requirements during the above semester. I recommend this employment authorization and request approval.