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February 12, 2019
The Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) annual verification period runs from Dec. 2, 2018, to March 2, 2019. During this 90-day...
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Student notes SEVP rules for transferring
October 4, 2018
If you are an F or M student interested in transferring to a different Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)-certified school, you must consistently maintain your student status, follow the correct transfer procedures and can only transfer to an SEVP-certified school. For more information...
DSO and student discuss requirements to maintain status
August 14, 2018
While studying in the United States, it is important to maintain your F or M student status. Your student status relates to the purpose for or reason why you want to come to the United States. If you take any action that detracts from that purpose, you risk losing your status and being sent to your...
Student travels during annual vacation
May 24, 2018
As you prepare for annual vacation, Study in the States has tips and reminders to help you maintain your student status while making the most of your summer break.Get started with these previously published Study in the States blog posts:Maintain Your F-1 Status During Summer VacationSummer...
Student leaves school for annual vacation
May 17, 2018
As the end of the school year approaches, keep in mind that you must report any changes to your Form I-20, “Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Student Status,” or your travel plans to your designated school official (DSO) in order to maintain your F-1 student status. You are also required...

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