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Stakeholder Webinars

The federal government produces a variety of webinars to help the academic community better understand and comply with the rules and regulations that govern the school certification and international student life cycles. These webinars primarily include three types of presentations:

  • The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) Stakeholder Webinar Series
  • Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) webinars
  • Government partner webinars

All webinars included in this section are free and open to the public. To navigate this section, use the filters below to refine your search based on event type, category and date.

Upcoming Webinars

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September 25, 2019
2:00PM - 3:30PM EDT
Learn about SEVP Portal enhancements and hear answers to frequently asked questions during the SEVP Ask the Experts Webinar: SEVP Portal Follow-up on Sep. 25, 2019, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. EDT. This webinar will include a live question and answer session with SEVP representatives.
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Past Webinars

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December 7, 2016
Designed specifically for community colleges, this webinar featured senior staff from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Department of State, and the U.S. Department of Commerce. 
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December 2, 2016
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program and the Department of State Exchange Visitor Program discussed the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) enhancements that deployed on Sunday December 18, 2016.
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October 19, 2016
During the webinar, SEVP representatives provided an in-depth look at the Form I-983, “Training Plan for STEM OPT Students,” highlighted resources available on Study in the States, and answered pre-submitted and live questions from stakeholders.
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October 14, 2016
SEVP discussed the SEVIS enhancements deployed on Friday September 30, 2016. The webinar will also discuss minor improvements that will be deployed in SEVIS Release 6.30 on Friday October 21, 2016.