Notice to students on optional practical training
Please note that the F-1 OPT STEM extension benefit is in a state of uncertainty given a recent court ruling which vacates the regulation for OPT STEM benefits to F-1 students effective Feb. 12, 2016. Detailed information. F-1 students at WMU may still apply for F-1 OPT STEM so long as the law recognizes that benefit in the future. However, if the court does not grant the Department of Homeland Security's motion to extend the stay of vacatur, the current rule would expire effective February 13, 2016, and DHS suggested that it may have to consider options like returning any pending STEM OPT applications and requiring that applicants refile after the effective date of a final rule.
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WMU's business college develops dual degree program iN China
Guizhou University of Finance and Economics and Western Michigan University’s Haworth College of Business have signed a new agreement that enables students from the university in China to also earn a degree in accountancy from WMU as part of a program that has students studying in both China and the United States. Read more at WMU News.
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