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March 16, 2018
If you are an F-1 international student on post-completion optional practical training (OPT) or an M-1 international student participating in...
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January 7, 2015
Designated school officials (DSOs) are resources that can help students throughout the process of studying in the United States. Every school that is certified by the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) must have a DSO to help F and M students.  DSOs must be regularly employed members of...
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January 6, 2015
As an international student, you will hear many acronyms used to describe U.S. government agencies and programs involved in the international student process. One acronym you will hear frequently is SEVP, which stands for the Student and Exchange Visitor Program.  SEVP monitors F and M students and...
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November 3, 2014
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) Response Center and the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) Help Desk recently merged to enhance customer service for our stakeholders.  The SEVP Response Center answers general SEVP-related questions, while the SEVIS Help Desk is...