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November 15, 2019
Your international students may be planning to travel for the holidays, including outside the United States. There are a few things you should know...
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student reviews grace period erquirements
July 18, 2019
Upon completion of your program of study at a Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)-certified school and any authorized period of practical training, you have a grace period during which you can stay in the United States. The length of your grace period depends on your visa type. F-1 visa...
Reminders for Students to Maintain Status
January 31, 2019
As you start a new semester, it’s important to maintain your F and 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 home...
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...

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