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SEVIS Resources

Last updated 28-Jun-2017
SEVIS Job Aids

SEVIS Job Aids

In this section, designated school officials can access a number of job aids and tools that make your SEVIS tasks easier. Such job aids and tools include a summary of the SEVIS name standards, information about SEVIS statuses for a student record in SEVIS, as well as a guide to the SEVIS Help Icons used throughout the SEVIS Help Hub.

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In this section, designated school officials can find FAQs on topics related to SEVIS functionality. This includes information about the entry of addresses in SEVIS, the name standards used in SEVIS, how to enter school accreditations and recognitions into SEVIS, and how to verify principal designated school officials, designated school officials and responsible officers in SEVIS.

SEVIS Enhancements

SEVIS Enhancements

In this section, learn about upcoming SEVIS releases and find related release resources. SEVP continuously works to improve SEVIS to make it a more effective and efficient system for users.



In this section, access useful tools, planning guides, and date calculators.

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SEVIS Demonstrations

In this section, view video demonstrations for how to use different SEVIS functionality. Learn how to perform SEVIS actions such as the PDSO Annual Verification Process and viewing and editing student employment information.