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.
Designated school officials (DSOs) must update their institution’s Form I-17 when information on the petition changes or does not reflect the institution’s current operating status. In this section, DSOs learn how to view these pending changes to the school’s Form I-17 and print a copy of the form.