Contact Information:
Dr. Jabulani Beza International Student Center
926 E. Dunklin St
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Phone: (573) 681-5473
Fax: (573) 681-5474

Office Hours:
8:00 AM ­­– 5:00 PM

Duwon S. Clark

Jeannie Culberson
Administrative Assistant


Application Deadlines

Fall Semester  - July 15th

Spring Semester - December 1st 


Beza International Student Center


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


  1. What is Optional Practical Training (OPT)?
  2. Who is eligible for OPT?
  3. When should I apply for OPT?
  4. If I had CPT, can I still have OPT?
  5. What is curricular practical training?
  6. Who is eligible for CPT?
  7. When can I apply?
  8. Do I need a job offer to apply?
  9. Do I need to be enrolled while doing my CPT?
  10. Under what circumstances can students apply for off-campus employment authorization?
  11. Who is eligible for off-campus employment?
  12. How many hours per week can students work?
  13. How long is the employment authorization valid?
  14. What documentation do students receive to show approval of employment permission?
  15. When can students begin to work?