US flag   Official website of the Department of Homeland Security

U.S. Department of Homeland Security: Study in the States

View Disclaimer


Completions and Terminations

Last updated 28-Jun-2017

Learn about the completion of programs of study and terminations of status.

Complete Program

In this section, you will find information on how to complete nonimmigrant programs. 

Terminate a Student

In this section, learn what termination means and it’s effect on a student or dependent. Also learn how terminate a SEVIS record and correct a mistaken termination.

Termination Reasons

In this section, designated school officials can access information about student and dependent termination in SEVIS, including the available options for student termination reasons that are listed in SEVIS. For example, some of the termination reasons defined in this section include authorized early withdrawal, denial of a change of status, expulsion or suspension and failure to enroll.