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February 26, 2020
Per regulation, all SEVP-certified schools must be recertified every two years. A school’s certification expiration date (CED) is exactly two years...
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October 20, 2016
When completing an application to study at a Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)-certified college or university in the United States, it is important that you do not commit plagiarism. Committing plagiarism on an application will lead to rejection from the college or university.Plagiarism....
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July 29, 2016
Note: Some of the content in this blog post was updated in Oct. 2019. If an F or M international student fails to maintain their status, or if there is some question as to whether they have, and their designated school official (DSO) terminates their Student and Exchange Visitor Information System...
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June 23, 2016
Regulations require that international students work with their designated school official (DSO) to ensure contact information in the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) is accurate.As an F-1 or M-1 student, it is very important that you guarantee your email address and U.S....
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October 7, 2015
As an international student studying in the United States, it is important that you remain in contact with your designated school official (DSO) while you complete your U.S. program of study.As you work to complete your program at a Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)-certified school,...