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.

41 Resources

SEVIS Tips for Public 9-12 Schools: Take Action in SEVIS

July 2017
Provides SEVIS reporting tips for DSOs at public high schools, outlining when DSOs must take action on a student's record in SEVIS.
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Termination Reasons

June 2017
Defines what a SEVIS termination is and what it means for students, outlines reasons for terminations and explains instances when DSOs should not terminate an active status student record.
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Handling a Form I-515A

June 2017
Explains how to properly respond to SEVP within 30 days of a student receiving a Form I-515A.
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Quick Guide to SEVIS Links in an Active Status Student Record

June 2017
Explains some of the most commonly used links in an Active Status Student Record in SEVIS.
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SEVIS Tips for Private K - 12: Take Action in SEVIS

June 2017
Provides SEVIS reporting tips for DSOs at private K-12 schools, outlining when DSOs must take action on a student's record in SEVIS.
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Principal Designated Official (PDSO) vs. Designated School Official (DSO)

June 2017
Charts the different SEVIS reporting and administration responsibilities of PDSOs and DSOs.
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Form I-20: Creating and Registering

June 2017
Explains the required information a DSO must input into SEVIS to generate a new Form I-20.
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Cancel vs. Terminate vs. Reinstatement: F-1 student records in SEVIS

June 2017
Illustrates when DSOs should cancel, terminate or facilitate reinstatement for an F-1 student's record in SEVIS.
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Getting Students Ready to Enter the United States

June 2017
Illustrates the steps students and schools must take to prepare for a student's entry into the United States.
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