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August 22, 2019
As an F or M student, upon arrival at a U.S. port of entry, you must have: All signed required documents, Paid the I-901 Student and Exchange Visitor...
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Students review their reporting requirements
March 21, 2019
If you are participating in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) optional practical training (OPT), you must regularly check in with your designated school official (DSO) throughout your training opportunity to maintain F-1 status. You are required to check in with your DSO to...
Student interacts with the Facebook chatbot
March 19, 2019
The new Study in the States Facebook chatbot is live! The tool was launched on the Study in the States Facebook page to help prospective students learn how to become an F or M international student in the United States. To access the chatbot: Visit the Study in the States Facebook page and click “...
International student travels for spring break
March 14, 2019
Before you travel for spring break, make sure that you are aware of the requirements and restrictions of traveling as a student or exchange visitor. Follow these tips to make sure that your travel process is smooth and enjoyable: Carry the appropriate documents Be sure to keep the following...
DSO downloading new resource page
March 12, 2019
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program’s (SEVP) latest resource, Resources for New DSOs, is now available. This downloadable resource is a helpful starting point for new designated school officials (DSOs) at SEVP-certified schools to understand the international student process, successfully...

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