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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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May 16, 2017
From May 28 to June 2, NAFSA: Association of International Educators will host the NAFSA 2017 Annual Conference & Expo. The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) will take part in six sessions:The first session will discuss news related to the Student and Exchange Visitor Information...
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April 27, 2017
When the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) adjudicates a school’s completed, signed Form I-17, “Petition for Approval of School for Attendance by Nonimmigrant Student,” the school officially enters a legally binding commitment with the federal government.Submitting and signing the Form I-...
Important Message ACICS-Accredited Schools
April 10, 2017
Per governing regulations, the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) only accepts accrediting agencies that are currently recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) for school certification purposes.On Dec. 12, 2016, ED announced that it no longer recognizes the Accrediting Council...
April 5, 2017
On April 12, 2017, from 2 to 3 p.m. EDT, the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) will host the latest SEVP InFocus Webinar.The webinar, designed for designated school officials (DSOs) and the academic community, will share news and updates from SEVP as well as new resources available on...