September was National Preparedness Month

As a result, there are great resources for preparing for an emergency available.

See Prepared, Not Scared

Students: Visit the New Travel Resource Page

As an F student studying in the United States, you may be able to travel during your time of study. If you travel internationally for annual vacation or during a school break, make sure you take the appropriate steps before you travel to ensure a smooth re-entry into the United States. Visit Study in the States’ new resource page, “Traveling as an International Student,” to learn more about the steps you should take before traveling outside of the United States.


You are responsible for updating your own employment information in SEVIS! Visit the SEVP Portal Help section to find resources on how to use the SEVP Portal and comply with post-completion practical training reporting requirements.

International Student Life Cycle

An overview of the whole process beginning with a School Search Page through Completing Your Program of Study.

H-1B Status and the Cap Gap Extension

Complete information about what the Cap Gap Extension is