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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...
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October 5, 2016
Designated school officials (DSOs) with F-1 students returning from a temporary absence can change the student’s Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) record to Active 60 days in advance of their return. This change only applies to students who are absent from the country and...
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September 29, 2016
As a designated school official (DSO), it is important to remember that each F and M international student must have only one active record in the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS).  It’s important to ensure the SEVIS ID number on a student’s active record matches the ID...
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September 20, 2016
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) is improving the post-completion optional practical training (OPT) reporting and compliance process by launching the SEVP Portal in December 2016. The SEVP Portal will allow F-1 post-completion OPT students to report personal and employer information...
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September 8, 2016
On Sept. 16, 2016, the Student and Exchange Visitor Program will host two Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) webinars for school officials.The SEVIS F/M Correction Request Webinar will take place from 1 to 2 p.m. EDT and explain specific functionalities planned for SEVIS...

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