Update School Information
In this section, the content outlines information for Designated school officials (DSOs) since they are responsible for ensuring that information on their institution’s Form I-17, Petition for Approval of School for Attendance by Nonimmigrant Students, is up-to-date. When information on the petition does not reflect the current operating status, the principal designated school official (PDSO) at the main location must file a petition update.
SEVP-certified schools must list and proactively update any accreditations they hold in SEVIS. In this section, learn how to enter and update your school’s accreditations and recognitions on the Form I-17.
PDSOs must update the Form I-17 whenever school officials’ information changes. In this section learn how to add, update, or delete officials; assign or reassign campus roles.
This article carefully explains the PDSO attestation steps and links to additional information so that PDSOs and DSOs are sure that the changes are saved and the petition is submitted properly.