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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.

An Introduction to the SEVP Portal
March 2019

Provides useful information for students on the SEVP Portal.

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.