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F and M students and schools certified by SEVP should abide by guidance issued in March 2020.
Download a sample of the Form I-17.
Download a sample of the Form I-20.
Visit the tool on the Study in the States Facebook page to learn how to become an F or M international student in the United States.
While employed this summer, make sure you have all the relevant information on maintaining your student status, and the steps you must take before returning to school.
See the SEVIS Help Icons on the SEVIS Help Hub for a quick-reference of the icons used in this user guide.
SEVP Response Center
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8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET,