DHS Clarifies SEVP Regulatory Language
On Dec. 12, 2022, SEVP will publish the Interim Final Rule: Removal of Obsolete Procedures and Requirements Related to F, J and M Nonimmigrants for public inspection.
Travel Reminders for Students
International students can use these tips to prepare for holiday travel and help ensure a smooth reentry to the United States.
SEVP ended its COVID-19 guidance on May 11, 2023, consistent with the end of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency on May 11, 2023.
Update: Dong v. Johnson
Please note the proposed class settlement in Dong v. Johnson, No. 2:17-2092-ES-JSA (D.N.J. filed Mar. 30, 2017), a lawsuit that involves the University of Northern New Jersey, or UNNJ.
Study in the States offers interactive resources to help schools and students understand the international student process.
School Certification Life Cycle
Review the School Certification Life Cycle for a step-by-step guide to the SEVP certification process for schools and programs in the United States.
Guide to Studying in the States
Use this tool to create a guide for understanding the rules that F-1 and M-1 international students must follow to study in the United States.
Use the School Search tool to find SEVP-certified schools and programs that are eligible to enroll F and M students in the United States. Search the map by school name, location, education or visa type.
Download, print and share free visual graphics that explain SEVP certification and the international student process in the United States. You can search for resources using audience and topic filters.