International Student & Scholar Services
Description: This NAFSA workshop provides participants with hands-on opportunities to learn how to handle the most common requests made of new Designated School Officials (DSO). Participants will gain a greater understanding of the role of the DSO, the most common student requests, and applying the F-1 immigration regulations to arrive at the best course of action. Workshop topics include: issuing I- 20s, reporting requirements, travel and reentry, and program extensions. SEVIS is discussed in relation to international student advising practices and procedures.
Audience: K-12 P/DSOs, faculty, staff, administrators who advise F-1 international students. Please note that detailed information about immigration regulations and SEVIS procedures are not included in this workshop. Visit the NAFSA site for a full workshop description: http://www.nafsa.org/Professional_Resources/Learning_and_Training/Workshops/F-1_Advising__Secondary_Students/