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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...
authorizing a reduced course load
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Students reads International Student Life Cycle page
September 6, 2018
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) has the important role of protecting national security by monitoring the more than one million international students and their dependents in the United States.SEVP manages the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS), which is a tool...
Student reports a scam to DSO
August 30, 2018
While you are studying in the United States, take steps to protect yourself from scams that target international students. Scammers often try to impersonate government officials to intimidate you into giving them your personal information or money. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security, which...
DSO watches Summer 2018 SEVP InFocus Webinar
August 23, 2018
During the SEVP InFocus Webinar on Aug. 16, 2018, Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) representatives shared the latest program news and updates affecting SEVP-certified schools and international students. An SEVP field representative joined the presenters to offer insights from the field....
DSO registers international students in SEVIS
August 20, 2018
Among many other back-to-school responsibilities, designated school officials (DSOs) must register their Initial and Active international students in the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS). DSOs must complete registration for all appropriate SEVIS records within 30 days of the...

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