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December 18, 2018
As 2018 ends, Student Exchange and Visitor Program (SEVP) Director Rachel Canty highlights the program's achievements throughout the year in the...
DSO reads SEVP Spotlight
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Important message for ACICS-accredited schools
April 9, 2018
On April 3, 2018, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) temporarily reinstated its recognition of the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) as the department conducts a further review of the accrediting body and its continued eligibility for ED recognition. U.S. Secretary...
Student uses SEVP Portal resources on Study in the States
April 5, 2018
Study in the States has several free resources to help international students and designated school officials (DSOs) understand the SEVP Portal. The SEVP Portal, which launched on March 23, 2018, is a tool for F-1 students on post‑completion optional practical training (OPT), including the science...
DSOs read copy of SEVP Spotlight together
April 4, 2018
In the latest edition of SEVP Spotlight, Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) Director Rachel Canty discusses new SEVP tools and how they help improve understanding of federal regulations and enhance student compliance. These tools include training modules for Student and Exchange Visitor...
DSO sits at desk and contacts Project Campus Sentinel on a computer
March 30, 2018
F and M students must abide by both federal regulations and U.S. laws while in the United States to maintain their status. However, if one of your international students finds themselves in trouble with the law, there are steps you should take as a designated school official. First, notify your...