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 OPT Online Workshop in Canvas:

  1. Send an email to isso@iastate.edu with a subject of "OPT Online Workshop Enrollment" and include your Iowa State NetID (email address) and student ID number in body of the message. 
  2. Within two business days, you will receive an email from “ISU CANVAS notifications@instructure.com” letting you know you have been invited to participate in the OPT Online Workshop.
  3. Click on the "Get Started" button in the email and accept your enrollment in the OPT Online Workshop.
  4. The OPT Online Workshop can then be accessed through your "Dashboard" or "Courses" list. 

To Complete the Course

You are now ready to take the Canvas workshop. 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