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December 18, 2018
As 2018 ends, Student Exchange and Visitor Program (SEVP) Director Rachel Canty highlights the program's achievements throughout the year in the...
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DSO completes mandatory verification
December 4, 2018
The Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) verification period runs from Dec. 2, 2018, to March 2, 2019. During this 90-day period, all principal designated school officials (PDSO), designated school officials (DSO), responsible officers (RO) and alternate responsible officers (ARO...
DSO reads about SEVIS Release 6.41
October 16, 2018
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) is scheduled to upgrade the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) to Release 6.41 on Oct. 26, 2018. The release will change how SEVIS calculates the days of unemployment that a student accrues while on post-completion and science,...
DSO reads SEVIS Help Hub resources
September 27, 2018
Designated school officials (DSOs) have several options for changing the status of a terminated Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) record. If the student’s record was terminated in error, the DSO can submit a correction request through SEVIS. However, if the student failed to...
DSO registers international students in SEVIS
August 20, 2018
Among many other back-to-school responsibilities, designated school officials (DSOs) must register their Initial and Active international students in the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS). DSOs must complete registration for all appropriate SEVIS records within 30 days of the...

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