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October 15, 2019
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) Portal recently upgraded to Release 1.10, which changes how long students can access the SEVP Portal...
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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 frequently asked questions about the SEVP Portal
September 13, 2018
Since the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) launched the SEVP Portal on March 23, SEVP has collected the most common questions about the portal from its stakeholders.The following questions are among the top questions from designated school officials (DSOs) about the SEVP Portal.Can I be...
Student logs in to the SEVP Portal
August 16, 2018
Since the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) launched the SEVP Portal on March 23, SEVP has collected the most common questions about the portal from students and designated school officials (DSOs).The following questions are among the top questions from students about the SEVP Portal.What...
Student reports qualifying position as OPT employment
July 5, 2018
A volunteer position that is not directly related to an F-1 student’s course of study does not qualify as optional practical training (OPT) and must not be listed as OPT employment on a student’s Student and Exchange Visitor Information System record. If you report a non-qualifying volunteer...

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