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June 18, 2018
On June 21, 2018, at 2 p.m. EDT, the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) invites designated school officials (DSOs) to tune in to the SEVP...
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March 15, 2018
Join the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) on March 20, 2018, from 2 to 3 p.m. EDT for the SEVP Special Report Webinar: SEVP Portal.The SEVP Portal, which is scheduled to launch on March 23, 2018, is a tool for F-1 students on post‑completion optional practical training (OPT), including...
A group of international students look at the Guide to Studying in the States on a laptop
March 7, 2018
In February 2018, Study in the States launched the Guide to Studying in the States for prospective and current international students. This tool allows you to create a guide that contains information about the steps of the international student process, including:Preparing to enter the United...
Student on a laptop reading the Study in the States site
March 6, 2018
Once you have been accepted to a Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)-certified school, there are several steps you must take prior to your arrival in the United States.After you accept your admittance to an SEVP-certified school and provide evidence of your financial ability to study in the...
DSO reviews contact information with an international student to ensure it is accurate
February 28, 2018
As a designated school official (DSO), it is important to ensure that your F and M international students have accurate information in the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS), including an up-to-date email address. If your students are eligible to create an account for the SEVP...

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