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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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December 11, 2019
2:00PM - 3:00PM EST
Join us for the Winter 2019 SEVP InFocus Webinar on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, from 2 to 3 p.m. EST, to hear the latest program news and updates affecting SEVP-certified schools and international students. During the webinar, SEVP representatives will discuss recent policy guidance, current program initiatives, seasonal reminders; and helpful resources.
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Past Webinars

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April 14, 2016
During the webinar, SEVP representatives discussed the new STEM OPT regulation. The webinar reviewed important regulatory changes, as well as the transition plan for STEM students currently applying or thinking of applying for an extension of their OPT period.
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April 1, 2016
The SEVP SEVIS Team discussed June 2016 changes to the SEVIS workflow and system validations for creating Certificates of Eligibility for F/M students and dependents.
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April 1, 2016
The SEVP SEVIS team discussed changes to SEVIS that support the new STEM OPT rule.
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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.