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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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DSOs read March edition of SEVP Spotlight
March 28, 2019
On March 28, the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) published its quarterly edition of SEVP Spotlight. The newsletter for the academic community includes important program news, seasonal reminders and updates relevant to the international student life cycle. This quarterly edition of SEVP...
DSO reads instructions to submit correction request
March 26, 2019
School officials must maintain accurate student records and address all errors in the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) immediately. Inaccurate data can affect the status of a student’s SEVIS record, can put a student’s eligibility for benefits at risk and can put their...
Students review their reporting requirements
March 21, 2019
If you are participating in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) optional practical training (OPT), you must regularly check in with your designated school official (DSO) throughout your training opportunity to maintain F-1 status. You are required to check in with your DSO to...
Student interacts with the Facebook chatbot
March 19, 2019
The new Study in the States Facebook chatbot is live! The tool was launched on the Study in the States Facebook page to help prospective students learn how to become an F or M international student in the United States. To access the chatbot: Visit the Study in the States Facebook page and click “...

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