F-1 SEVIS Essentials (for higher education) - Level I
Start Date: September 30, 2020
October 7, 2020
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
September 28, 2020 12:00 am
THIS WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD ONLINE: September 30 and October 7.
PLEASE NOTE: This webinar requires sufficient registration to run.
A Certificate of Completion is awarded after completion of all three levels of the F-1 Essentials program.
This workshop is designed for the SEVIS Designated School Official at an institution of higher education* who advises prospective international students about studying in the U.S. and F-1 status, as well as, issues the Form I-20 to enable the student to get the F-1 student visa abroad and into the U.S.. We will cover everything involved in becoming an F-1 student as well as your school's responsibilities as an F-1 approved school.
Advising Prospective International Students
Introduction to School Certification and SEVIS
Issuing the Form I-20
Obtaining the F-1 Visa and Entering the U.S.
Overview of Changing Status to F-1
*Institutions of Higher Education include colleges, universities, language schools and arts institutions
June, President, brings more than 30 years of experience to IETS with a specialty in federal regulations pertaining to F-1 students and compliance issues for higher education. She specializes in simplifying complex immigration regulations, policies and procedures for practical application in academic settings. In 1988, while serving as Assistant Dean/Director of International Student and Scholar Services at St. John's University, June identified the need for resources and training for administrators in her position. She founded IETS in 1990 to fill this need for international educators and to improve the delivery of services in the profession. June holds a Master of Arts degree in Student Personnel Administration in Higher and Adult Education from Teachers College, Columbia University.