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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...
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Student reads paperwork to file taxes
April 9, 2019
Each year—usually by April 15—anyone who earns an income in the United States is required to file and pay taxes to the federal government. However, F and M international students must follow special regulations when paying taxes on their income.  For information on how to file and pay your taxes...
A student accesses the SEVP Portal
April 4, 2019
If you are looking for help navigating the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) Portal, check out these resources! An Introduction to the SEVP Portal This downloadable Introduction to the SEVP Portal overviews how the portal works and who can use it. Top Questions about the SEVP Portal Read...
Student takes TOEFL exam
April 2, 2019
In order to receive a Form I-20, “Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Student Status,” Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)-certified schools may require prospective international students to pass an English language test or prove their ability to speak, read and write in English....
DSOs read March edition of SEVP Spotlight
March 28, 2019
On March 28, the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) published its quarterly edition of SEVP Spotlight. The newsletter for the academic community includes important program news, seasonal reminders and updates relevant to the international student life cycle. This quarterly edition of SEVP...

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