International Student and Scholar Services


SEVIS Terminations

Thursday, June 2
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Room: CCC, 405-406

Explore SEVIS termination best practices used at Washington State University and Oregon State University. Presenters discuss how to terminate students’ SEVIS records, consequences of terminations, and how terminations can lead to contact with the Department of Homeland Security. This session was selected as the Region I conference highlight.

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Sarah Reed

SEVIS Coordinator
Oregon State University
Corvallis, Oregon

Sarah Reed has worked at Oregon State University since September 2011. She is responsible for maintaining University compliance with SEVIS and F1 and J1 students. She manages immigration protocol and communication with government agencies, international student data systems, compliance and other immigration issues. Prior to working at OSU, Sarah worked as a Student Officer doing academic advising and database management in London, England for over three years. Sarah obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Anthropology from Eastern Oregon University. She also has a Master’s degree in International Travel and Tourism Management from Oxford Brookes University in Oxford, England.


Robert Rigg

SEVIS Coordinator - PDSO
Washington State University
Pullman, Washington

As SEVIS Coordinator and PDSO, Robert is responsible for managing the information systems containing data on WSU international students and scholars. He also coordinates the many offices and branch campus locations within WSU that enter data into the system, and oversees WSU's reporting to SEVIS. Robert grew up in Texas and attended Texas Tech University. He has been part of the WSU Global Services team since 2004 and has presented many sessions at NAFSA conferences. He enjoys working with students from around the world. Robert is always happy to answer questions and assist in solving problems. Robert is the current Chair of NAFSA Region One and has served in various NAFSA leadership positions over the years.



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