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October 15, 2019
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) Portal recently upgraded to Release 1.10, which changes how long students can access the SEVP Portal...
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Student pays I-901 SEVIS Fee
May 14, 2019
All prospective F and M students are required to pay the I-901 Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) Fee before you can receive a visa from the U.S. Department of State to travel to the United States. To pay the I-901 SEVIS Fee, visit FMJFee.com to access the SEVIS Form I-901....
Students in caps and gowns prepare to graduate
May 9, 2019
As the school year winds down for many institutions across the United States, some of your F-1 international students may be preparing to graduate. As a designated school official (DSO), use this time to familiarize yourself and your international students with important graduation reminders....
New international students read resources
May 2, 2019
When coming to the United States to study for the first time, there are many things to remember. As you prepare, check out these resources for more information: Consult the Getting to the United States resource page for information on what documents you need to bring with you, what to expect at a U...
SEVIS update vs recertification
April 25, 2019
Updates to the Form I-17, “Petition for Approval of School for Attendance by Nonimmigrant Student,” and school recertification are two very different processes in the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) school certification life cycle. Below, learn the differences between filing for...

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