US flag   Official website of the Department of Homeland Security

U.S. Department of Homeland Security: Study in the States

View Disclaimer



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...
Woman looking at a computer
Filter Blog By:
Stacks of books
July 14, 2017
During the past few months, Study in the States has added several new pages and resources for designated school officials (DSOs) to the SEVIS Help Hub.The SEVIS Help Hub is the central location for DSOs to find information about the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS), including...
Cable lan for internet
July 13, 2017
On July 21, 2017, the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) will deploy its next release.Among other enhancements, new functionality in SEVIS Release 6.35 includes updates related to the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) recertification process, including:The addition of...
A man looking at a tablet computer.
July 7, 2017
Once an international student is accepted to a Student and Exchange Visitor Program-certified school, their designated school official (DSO) issues them a Form I-20, “Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Student Status.” If you are a new DSO or need a reminder, watch the Creating the Initial...
A woman typing on a laptop computer.
July 5, 2017
Study in the States recently launched a redesigned SEVIS Help Hub home page.The redesigned home page directly addresses stakeholder feedback, which includes improvements to the SEVIS Help Hub’s content organization and the addition of a SEVIS Help Hub Site Map. The redesign allows school officials...