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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.

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Past Webinars

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March 4, 2016
SEVP and the Department of State will host a two-part webinar that discusses SEVIS Release 6.25 which will contain additional improvements to functionality deployed in the March 2016 release and batch-related functionality in the June 2016 release.
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February 18, 2016
The webinar discussed the new process for principal designated school official (PDSO) and DSO updates, as well as the progress the program has made on decreasing the current PDSO and DSO update backlog.
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December 18, 2015
SEVP and the Department of State’s Exchange Visitor Program discussed the SEVIS enhancements deployed on Sunday, December 6, 2015.
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December 11, 2015
The webinar covered the submission process in SEVIS, required signatures, supporting documentation and what to do if the Form I-17 cannot be edited.