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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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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.
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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.