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April 18, 2019
F and M students studying in the United States must enroll in a full course of study at a Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)-certified...
authorizing a reduced course load
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SRC responds to stakeholder inquiries
August 9, 2018
International students, designated school officials and other Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) stakeholders are encouraged to use the SEVP Response Center’s (SRC) new Callback Assist feature to avoid wait times on the phone.The SRC’s Callback Assist allows you to choose a preferred date...
A designated school officials sifts through paperwork while watching the SEVP InFocus Webinar
August 2, 2018
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) will host the Summer 2018 SEVP InFocus Webinar on Aug. 16, 2018, from 2 to 3 p.m. EDT. During the webinar, SEVP representatives will share the latest program news and updates affecting SEVP-certified schools and international students.  Tune in to the...
DSO reads SEVP Spotlight
June 28, 2018
In the latest edition of SEVP Spotlight, Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) Director Rachel Canty discusses how designated school officials (DSOs) can interact with other Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) programs in their local communities.One HSI program targeted toward the academic...
DSO manages student records
June 18, 2018
On June 21, 2018, at 2 p.m. EDT, the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) invites designated school officials (DSOs) to tune in to the SEVP Ask the Experts Webinar: What DSOs Need to Know about Record Keeping.During the webinar, SEVP representatives will discuss record keeping and reporting...