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: https://goo.gl/sjyuvs
If you need to re-new CPT with the the SAME employer, download this form: https://goo.gl/D0mAeU
Note: You can give the following one-sheet on your ability to legally work in the U.S.A to your employer: https://goo.gl/CH2nGY
2016 Dates Fall Semester: Aug 29 - Dec 17
Winter Break: Dec 18 - Jan 17
2017 Dates Spring Semester: Jan 18 - May 13
Summer Semester: May 14 - August 11
New Jobs and Internships: You must submit an employment letter. Sample letters are available at: https://goo.gl/AstegI
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: https://goo.gl/rWFnoX