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August 16, 2018
Since the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) launched the SEVP Portal on March 23, SEVP has collected the most common questions about the...
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DSO and student discuss requirements to maintain status
August 14, 2018
While studying in the United States, it is important to maintain your F or M student status. Your student status relates to the purpose for or reason why you want to come to the United States. If you take any action that detracts from that purpose, you risk losing your status and being sent to your...
SRC responds to stakeholder inquiries
August 9, 2018
International students, designated school officials and other Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) stakeholders are encouraged to use the SEVP Response Center’s (SRC) new Callback Assist feature to avoid wait times on the phone.The SRC’s Callback Assist allows you to choose a preferred date...
student prepares for visa interview
August 8, 2018
Once you have been accepted to a Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)-certified school and paid your I-901 SEVIS Fee, you can apply for your student visa and begin preparing for your visa interview. The U.S. Department of State issues U.S. visas, including F and M visas for international...
A designated school officials sifts through paperwork while watching the SEVP InFocus Webinar
August 2, 2018
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) will host the Summer 2018 SEVP InFocus Webinar on Aug. 16, 2018, from 2 to 3 p.m. EDT. During the webinar, SEVP representatives will share the latest program news and updates affecting SEVP-certified schools and international students.  Tune in to the...