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May 23, 2019
On May 23, 2019, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a final rule to adjust fees charged by the Student and Exchange Visitor...
Important Message Regarding SEVP Fees
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student and DSO review Portal Release 1.5 details
February 20, 2019
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) recently upgraded the SEVP Portal to Release 1.5. This latest release includes changes for students who currently use the portal and information that designated school officials (DSOs) will want to communicate to portal users. What students should...
PDSO completes annual verification
February 12, 2019
The Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) annual verification period runs from Dec. 2, 2018, to March 2, 2019. During this 90-day period, all principal designated school officials (PDSOs) and responsible officers (ROs) must verify annually that every PDSO, designated school...
DSO prepares student for SEVIS outage
January 29, 2019
Please be aware that the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) will undergo scheduled maintenance and will not be available from Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, at 6 p.m. EST to Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, at 8 a.m. EST. Designated school officials should ensure that all F and M students have...
DSO visits new resource page
December 6, 2018
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program’s (SEVP) latest resource page on Maintaining Accurate SEVIS Records is now available. As a designated school official (DSO), you are required by federal law to update and maintain student records for your F and M students in the Student and Exchange Visitor...

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