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March 16, 2018
If you are an F-1 international student on post-completion optional practical training (OPT) or an M-1 international student participating in...
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A school official sits at her desk and submits Form I-17 evidence using her computer
February 8, 2018
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program’s (SEVP) Definitions of Commonly Required Evidence guide helps school officials better understand Form I-17, “Petition for Approval of School for Attendance by Nonimmigrant Student,” evidentiary requirements. The document defines a list of evidence SEVP...
A female M-1 international student rummages takes tools off the wall of a garage
February 7, 2018
M-1 international students at Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)-certified schools must follow specific rules to maintain their student status while they study in the United States.Whether you are an M-1 student nearing your program end date or you are a designated school official (DSO)...
A designated school official submits her questions about the SEVP Response Center on a computer
February 6, 2018
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) invites designated school officials to submit questions about the SEVP Response Center (SRC) to by Feb. 14, 2018.SEVP representatives will answer these pre-submitted questions during the SEVP Ask the Experts Webinar: Get to...
A principal designated school officials completes the SEVIS annual verification process on her laptop
February 2, 2018
The deadline for principal designated school officials (PDSOs) to complete their annual Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) verification is one month from today, on March 2, 2018. As of Jan. 31, 2018, 76 percent of schools have completed the process. If PDSOs do not complete...