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February 26, 2020
Per regulation, all SEVP-certified schools must be recertified every two years. A school’s certification expiration date (CED) is exactly two years...
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Learn how to bring home with gold when filing for recertification.
February 10, 2014
As the winter Olympics kick off in Sochi, Russia, athletes from around the world strive to bring home a gold medal for their country. Just as athletes have an important responsibility to represent their countries at the Olympic Games, designated school officials (DSOs) and principal designated...
Keep reading to find out what to do after you are accepted to school.
January 9, 2014
Once you receive acceptance to a Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)-certified school, do you know what to do next?Check out the Study Guide to the States for an overview of the F or M student process. Here are some important next steps:Along with your letter of acceptance, the designated...
You can attend community colleges certified by SEVP.
January 8, 2014
A community college is a two-year school that provides affordable post-secondary education as a pathway to a four-year degree. Programs focus on a variety of subjects, including science, technology, engineering, math, liberal arts, general studies and vocational studies. These types of schools...
January 7, 2014
If you are having trouble viewing the video above, you can download SEVP 101 as an MP4 file by clicking the button below.  SEVP 101 explains how the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) supports the Homeland Security Investigations mission and directorate within Immigration and Customs...