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May 23, 2019
On May 23, 2019, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a final rule to adjust fees charged by the Student and Exchange Visitor...
Important Message Regarding SEVP Fees
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DSO reads instructions to submit correction request
March 26, 2019
School officials must maintain accurate student records and address all errors in the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) immediately. Inaccurate data can affect the status of a student’s SEVIS record, can put a student’s eligibility for benefits at risk and can put their...
Students review their reporting requirements
March 21, 2019
If you are participating in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) optional practical training (OPT), you must regularly check in with your designated school official (DSO) throughout your training opportunity to maintain F-1 status. You are required to check in with your DSO to...
DSO downloading new resource page
March 12, 2019
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program’s (SEVP) latest resource, Resources for New DSOs, is now available. This downloadable resource is a helpful starting point for new designated school officials (DSOs) at SEVP-certified schools to understand the international student process, successfully...
DSO reads instructions to transfer student records
March 5, 2019
If your F-1 students will graduate this semester and plan to continue their education at a different Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)-certified school, as a designated school official (DSO), you are responsible for transferring student records in the Student and Exchange Visitor...

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