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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...
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DSO reads SEVP Spotlight
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 December 2018 edition of SEVP Spotlight. Director Canty recalls the successful launch of the Government Voices Webinar Series and SEVP Portal, the...
students and school officials in campus building
December 11, 2018
Want to hear about the latest news from the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)? Don’t miss the Winter 2018 SEVP InFocus Webinar on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, from 2 to 3 p.m. EST, to learn more about the latest program news and updates affecting SEVP-certified schools and international...
DSO visits new resource page
December 6, 2018
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program’s (SEVP) latest resource page on Maintaining Accurate SEVIS Records is now available. As a designated school official (DSO), you are required by federal law to update and maintain student records for your F and M students in the Student and Exchange Visitor...
DSO completes mandatory verification
December 4, 2018
The Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) verification period runs from Dec. 2, 2018, to March 2, 2019. During this 90-day period, all principal designated school officials (PDSO), designated school officials (DSO), responsible officers (RO) and alternate responsible officers (ARO...

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