Talk to your international student advisor and have them make the proper entries in the SEVIS system and also update your I-20 with the OPT being in process and show them the receipt from USCIS for the pending OPT application.
Mr. Calehr is correct .. talk to your foreign student adviser ... things should be OK with his/her support.
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