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April 18, 2019
F and M students studying in the United States must enroll in a full course of study at a Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)-certified...
authorizing a reduced course load
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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...
A female M-1 international student rummages takes tools off the wall of a garage
February 7, 2018
M-1 international students at Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)-certified schools must follow specific rules to maintain their student status while they study in the United States.Whether you are an M-1 student nearing your program end date or you are a designated school official (DSO)...
Young woman in the library standing beside the bookshelf and studying.
November 21, 2017
While studying in the United States, you must follow specific rules to maintain your F or M student status.Maintaining your status is important because when the U.S. Department of State issued you an F or M student visa, it meant that you were coming to the United States for the sole purpose of...

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