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.

23 Resources

¡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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Authorizing a Reduced Course Load

July 2018
Explains three situations when a student may be eligible to drop below a full course of study.
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Transferring In F-1 Students in SEVIS

July 2018
Defines the steps for transferring in an F-1 student record and clearly delineates what students and DSOs at the new school must do to successfully transfer the record to a new SEVP-certified school.
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Transferring Out F-1 Students in SEVIS

July 2018
Defines the steps for transferring out an F-1 student record and clearly delineates what students and DSOs at the current school must do to successfully transfer the record to a new SEVP-certified school.
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STEM OPT Reporting Requirements

July 2018
Identifies the different 24-month STEM OPT extension reporting requirements for F-1 students, STEM OPT employers and school officials.
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