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October 10, 2019
Designated school officials (DSOs) must register their Initial and Active international students in the Student and Exchange Visitor Information...
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Students review their reporting requirements
March 21, 2019
If you are participating in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) optional practical training (OPT), you must regularly check in with your designated school official (DSO) throughout your training opportunity to maintain F-1 status. You are required to check in with your DSO to...
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...
DSO reads instructions to transfer student records
March 5, 2019
If your F-1 students will graduate this semester and plan to continue their education at a different Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)-certified school, as a designated school official (DSO), you are responsible for transferring student records in the Student and Exchange Visitor...
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...

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