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February 23, 2021
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…
February 9, 2021
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) recently updated the DHS STEM Designated Degree Program List at to reflect changes made as part of the U.S. Department of Education’s 2020 Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) conversion. The STEM Designated Degree Program List…
February 4, 2021
The SEVP External Training Application (SETA) is an online learning management tool for current and prospective school and sponsor officials. SETA courses primarily teach the rules and regulations governing the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) and the Department of State’s Exchange…
January 21, 2021
Designated school officials (DSO) should remember to follow their regulatory requirement to register students no later than 30 days of the start of each session. SEVIS registration must be completed on all appropriate SEVIS records no later than 30 days after the start of each session. Prior to…