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November 19, 2020
International students and designated school officials (DSOs) must remember to report student employer information related to optional practical training (OPT) in the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS). Without this information, students could be viewed as having failed to…
November 12, 2020
General Information The Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) requires an annual verification that all users who access a federal system have both the business need and the authorization to access the system. To comply with FISMA, principal designated school officials (PDSOs) and…
October 15, 2020
Visit the Study in the States Resource Library to download the following infographics in Spanish: International Student Life Cycle: Outlines the eight steps involved in studying in the United States and includes supplemental information about employment and training eligibility for F-1 students…
October 8, 2020
Due to recent system improvements, the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) now sends relevant information to the SEVP Portal once an hour, instead of every three hours. This enhancement improves the speed at which students may see designated school official-added information in…