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On Dec. 12, 2022, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will amend its regulations at 8 CFR 214.1, 214.2, 214.3, 214.4, 214.12, and 214.13 to remove obsolete information, correct typographical errors, update references and citations, and make minor clarifications to regulatory language. 
In this section, SEVIS users can learn how to add, edit and remove school officials in SEVIS. From this quick-reference guide, find the action that you want to take, click on the scenario that best applies to your school and then follow the associated SEVIS process. Readers can also reference this sketch to see a visual representation of the school official update process.
In this section, updating contact information on the form I-17 is outlined. 
In this section, the content outlines information for Designated school officials (DSOs) since they are responsible for ensuring that information on their institution’s Form I-17, Petition for Approval of School for Attendance by Nonimmigrant Students, is up-to-date. When information on the petition does not reflect the current operating status, the principal designated school official (PDSO) at the main location must file a petition update.
In this section, learn about the Form I-17 school recertification process. 
In this section, learn how to update information about school calendar, tuition, fees and demographics on the Form I-17.
In this section, learn why schools must update the Campuses and Instructional Sites information on the Form I‑17 petition.
School officials must update their institution’s Form I-17, "Petition for Approval of School for Attendance by Nonimmigrant Student," when information on the petition changes or does not reflect the institution’s current operating status. You must report any changes to your school’s Form I-17, including changes to instructional sites, within 21 days of the change.
Regulations require Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)-certified institutions to report any changes to the Form I-17, “Petition for Approval of School for Attendance by Nonimmigrant Student,” or the program of study listed on the form within 21 days of the change. Failure to do so may result in withdrawal of a school’s SEVP certification.Once a Form I-17 petition update is submitted in the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS), the petition is locked for most edits while pending adjudication.
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 needs to adjudicate Form I-17 requests.