Please Submit the appropriate documents listed for CPT Type #2
An elective course that requires work experience:
Included in this category is employment for a course specifically designed to award academic credit for an employment experience. Such CPT requirement is listed and defined in the course’s syllabus given to students at the beginning of the semester. For example, Business Practicum, Field Experience in certain courses.
Enrollment: You must be registered for the course during the period that you are working under CPT authorization.
Photocopy of course listing in current UWF schedule of courses (or department website) and time schedule showing that the CPT course is offered during the semester in which you plan to work.
The official letter must be on the department letterhead and issued by your academic advisor (undergraduate students) or graduate coordinator or chairperson (graduate students). You may also wish to attach a letter from the professor/instructor teaching this course whose name is listed on the syllabus you provided in
Since this is a for-credit field experience the letter should address the following points:
i. Your name, SSN, level, major, and expected graduation date.
ii. Course name, course duration (mm/dd/yy to mm/dd/yy), number of credit hours, name of faculty member assigned to the course.
iii. The letter should have a statement describing the field experience, where it will occur (i.e. name and address of employer), start and end dates of CPT and number of hours per week and how the proposed field experience is integral to the student’s course of study. (Please recall that CPT must never be used for the purpose of facilitating employment.)
Letter from employer on letterhead.
The letter must show the employer’s full name, *where you will be employed*, [NOT a PO box], description of CPT employment, start and end date, number of hours per week, and the name of the supervisor at the employment site who will be in charge of monitoring your CPT experience and remuneration if any.