OPT Workshop

To Register for the Course

You will only have to register for this course once. Every other time you login, you will already be registered in the course. Follow these instructions to find the Online OPT Workshop in Blackboard:

  1. Go to the ISU homepage: www.iastate.edu
  2. Click on the Blackboard link in the top left-hand corner of the screen
  3. Login with your NetID and password (To register for a NetID and password, go here: www.it.iastate.edu/howtos/register_net-id)
  4. After you have logged-in, click on Organizations at the top of the page
  5. Click on “Browse Organization Catalog” at the bottom of the page 
  6. In the center box, type "OPT Online Workshop" and then click "Go" on the right
  7. Select the dropdown arrow at the bottom of the page and select "Enroll”
  8. Click “submit” (either submit button on this screen will work)

To Complete the Course

You are now ready to take the blackboard course. To make sure you are fully prepared for OPT, please follow these instructions while completing the OPT Online Workshop.

  1. Watch the videos before completing the quiz
    • To access next videos, you must click on "Content"
  2. Complete each quiz with a 100%
    • If you do not get a 100% the first time you can take the quiz again
    • You can take the quiz as many times as it takes to receive a 100%
  3. Finish all 4 quizzes with a 100% to finish the OPT Online Workshop