The webforms below allow students on an F-1 or J-1 visa to report a change of address, employment update or extension of OPT employment to the Office of International Services (OIS). Your information will be emailed to an international student advisor, who will update your information in SEVIS, meeting your reporting requirement. 

Change of Address

Students on an F-1 or J-1 visa must report a change of residential address within 10 days of moving. If you are a currently enrolled student, you can login to make these changes through MyOSU or Student Online Services.

If you have already graduated and are on Optional Practical Training or Academic Training, you will need the following information to report this change:

  • Full legal name
  • OSU ID number
  • New residential address
  • Email address and current phone number

Click here to report a change of address*

*Our webforms are most compatible with Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. You may experience issues with this webform if you are using Internet Explorer.

Employment Update

Students on an F-1 visa must report a change in employment status while on Optional Practical Training, which includes beginning, ending, or changing employment.  To report a change in employment status, you will need the following information:

  • Full legal name
  • OSU ID number
  • Your email address and current phone number
  • Employer (company) name
  • Employer address
  • Start and end dates of employment
  • How employment relates to your course of study
  • Employer Identification Number (EIN)(Optional) - You can request this number from your Human Resources Department at your employer.
  • Part-time or Full-time employment
  • Supervisor's name and contact information (Recommended)

Click here to report a change in employment status*

*Our webforms are most compatible with Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. You may experience issues with this webform if you are using Internet Explorer.

17-Month OPT STEM Validation Report

Students on an F-1 visa who have been approved for a 17-month extension of their OPT employment benefit must submit a validation report to OIS every six months, beginning six months after their extension start date.  To submit a validation report, you will need the following information:

  • Full legal name
  • OSU ID number
  • SEVIS ID number (begins with "N" and is found in the upper right hand corner of your I-20)
  • Your email address and current phone number
  • Current residential address
  • Employer (company) name
  • Employer address
  • Start and end date of employment
  • How employment relates to your course of study
  • Employer Identification Number (EIN)(Optional) - You can request this number from your Human Resources Department at your employer.
  • Part-time or Full-time employment
  • Supervisor's name and contact information (Recommended)

Click here to submit a validation report*

*Our webforms are most compatible with Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. You may experience issues with this webform if you are using Internet Explorer.