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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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April 11, 2019
If you have been admitted to multiple Student and Exchange Visitor Program-certified colleges or universities, how do you decide which one to attend? There are many factors to consider when making this decision.U.S. News and World Report’s article, How to Choose a U.S. College, outlines four...
Student interacts with the Facebook chatbot
March 19, 2019
The new Study in the States Facebook chatbot is live! The tool was launched on the Study in the States Facebook page to help prospective students learn how to become an F or M international student in the United States. To access the chatbot: Visit the Study in the States Facebook page and click “...
DSO downloading new resource page
March 12, 2019
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program’s (SEVP) latest resource, Resources for New DSOs, is now available. This downloadable resource is a helpful starting point for new designated school officials (DSOs) at SEVP-certified schools to understand the international student process, successfully...
Students reads International Student Life Cycle page
September 6, 2018
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) has the important role of protecting national security by monitoring the more than one million international students and their dependents in the United States.SEVP manages the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS), which is a tool...

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