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February 12, 2019
The Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) annual verification period runs from Dec. 2, 2018, to March 2, 2019. During this 90-day...
PDSO completes annual verification
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October 23, 2018
School officials must update their institution’s Form I-17, "Petition for Approval of School for Attendance by Nonimmigrant Student," when information on the petition changes or does not reflect the institution’s current operating status. You must report any changes to your school’s Form I-17,...
DSO reads about SEVIS Release 6.41
October 16, 2018
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) is scheduled to upgrade the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) to Release 6.41 on Oct. 26, 2018. The release will change how SEVIS calculates the days of unemployment that a student accrues while on post-completion and science,...
International student reads internet safety tips
October 11, 2018
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM). This year, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) theme is “Cybersecurity is our shared responsibility and we all must work together to improve our Nation’s cybersecurity.”Follow these tips from the NCSAM toolkit to be safe online...
Student notes SEVP rules for transferring
October 4, 2018
If you are an F or M student interested in transferring to a different Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)-certified school, you must consistently maintain your student status, follow the correct transfer procedures and can only transfer to an SEVP-certified school. For more information...

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