Employment documents

Instructions on how to submit forms

To protect the privacy of your information and to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations, we can no longer accept documents by email. You can submit them one of three ways:

1.         Upload the document to: https://api.nwacc.edu/lss/finaid/filedropbox/
            a.    You must have a My NWACC Connection login to use this option.
2.         Bring the document to the International Programs located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center.
3.         Mail the document to NWACC, International Programs, One College Dr., Bentonville, AR 72712

F-1 students are allowed to work 20 hours or less on-campus at NWACC.  If you are able to obtain a job then you must have this form signed by your new supervisor and then submitted to the International Programs office BEFORE you start working.

Curricular Practical Training

Once F-1 students have completed a full-year of study, they could be eligible for CPT which entails working on or off-campus as an internship for college credit.  If interested, please complete and submit the following forms to the P/DSO.

CPT Fact Sheet
CPT Application Form
CPT EVR Form
CPT Advisor Form

The I-9 Form is needed if you wish to work on-campus or via a Curricular Practical Training Program.

The I-765 Form is needed if you wish to work off-campus or via an Operational Practical Training Program.

Operational Practical Training

Once F-1 students have graduated with an Associate's degree, they could remain in the United States for 1 full year (52 weeks) on OPT.  If interested, please complete and submit the following forms to the P/DSO no earlier than 90 days before graduation and no later than 60 days after graduation. 

OPT Application Form

OPT Advisor Form