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March 25, 2020
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is working closely with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and other federal, state and...
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Important news regarding COVID-19
March 18, 2020
As the coronavirus (COVID-19) impacts international students and SEVP-certified schools, SEVP is closely monitoring key developments and will provide further information and important updates as necessary. It is a priority for SEVP to ensure that F and M students can make normal progress in a full...
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March 4, 2020
In February, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, in conjunction with several other federal government agencies, launched the Federal School Safety Clearinghouse website SchoolSafety.gov. The website is a one-stop-shop of resources for Kindergarten through Grade 12 (K-12) administrators,...
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February 21, 2020
If you are a school official considering Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) certification, check out the What to Know About SEVP Certification page for prospective school officials on Study in the States. If you are considering submitting a petition to SEVP to enroll international students...
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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 after their optional practical training (OPT) authorization ends. You will now only be able to access your SEVP Portal account for six months after...

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