Resource Library

Study in the States offers free downloadable tools and resources to make it easier for international students and school officials to follow the U.S. government rules and regulations that govern the international student process.

All of the free tools and resources are available below. Search for resources by selecting the filters that apply. One or more filters may be selected.

24 Resources

Emergency Resources: Prepare and Stay Safe

September 2022
Lists resources to help school officials and students prepare for and stay safe during emergency events.
Emergency Resources One-Pager

Public Grade 9-12 Student Life Cycle (F-1)

June 2022
Outlines the eight steps involved for F-1 students studying at grade nine through 12 public high schools in the United States.
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International Student Life Cycle

June 2022
Outlines the eight steps involved in studying in the United States, and includes supplemental information about employment and training eligibility for F-1 students.
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Private K-12 Student Life Cycle (F-1)

June 2022
Outlines the eight steps involved for K-12 F-1 private school students in studying in the United States.
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¬°Conozca las Reglas!

March 2020
A Spanish-language welcome guide for DSOs to distribute to new international students, outlining Study in the States as a resource to help them follow the rules and maintain their student status.
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SEVP Fees

June 2019
Provides an overview of Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) fees for international students, exchange visitors and SEVP-certified schools.
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Resources & Contacts

February 2019
Provides useful Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) resources and contacts for SEVP stakeholders to use and reference on a daily basis.
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Get to Know SEVP

October 2018
Provides useful information about the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) mission and SEVP's coordination with government partners.
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