Curricular Practical Training (CPT) Request

Please download the form so that you can fill it out BEFORE printing.

Many CPT's have been delayed because students do not follow ALL the instructions. Please make sure your employment letter has everything requested in the instructions.

NEW CPT Requests, download this form:

If you need to re-new CPT with the the SAME employer, download this form:

Note: You can give the following one-sheet on your ability to legally work in the U.S.A to your employer:

2016 Dates Spring Semester: Jan 19 - May 14
Summer Break: May 15 - Aug 28
Fall Semester: Aug 29 - Dec 17
Winter Break: Dec 18 - Jan 17

2017 Dates Spring Semester: Jan 18 - May 13

New Jobs and Internships: You must submit an employment letter. Sample letters are available at:

Volunteers: Submit the volunteer posting, confirmation that you have been accepted, and the address where you are volunteering.

SSN: If you need a Social Security Number, you can only apply once you pick up your new CPT I-20. View instructions at:

University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Office of International Students & Scholars (OISS)
4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Box 451035
Las Vegas, NV 89154
Telephone: (702) 774-6477