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About the SEVIS Help Hub

Last updated 25-Jan-2018

The SEVIS Help Hub on Study in the States is the central location for information about how to navigate and use the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS). Designated school officials can use the SEVIS Help Hub to understand how to properly comply with their federal record keeping requirements.

On the SEVIS Help Hub, users can find information regarding SEVIS, including:


SEVIS is a web-based system the government uses to maintain information about F and M students, J-1 exchange visitors, and the schools and sponsors that host them. The Student and Exchange Visitor Program is the federal entity tasked with supporting and managing the SEVIS database.

For more information about SEVIS, including its use as a critical tool in protecting national security while supporting the legal entry of international students to the United States, please visit the SEVIS section of