Beginning in September 2017, the annual cost for Student Health insurance will be split between the fall and spring/summer semester differently than it has in the past. In previous years, the annual amount was split in half for each term, half of the annual premium was billed on your fall tuition and the other half
Effective April 1, 2016, SEVP will send notices to individuals that have not complied with the I-515A procedure. Please refer to this website for additional information about this: https://studyinthestates.dhs.gov/2016/03/sevp-announces-new-procedure-for-form-i-515a-noncompliance.
On March 11, 2016, the Department of Homeland Security has issued the final rules for "Improving and Expanding Training Opportunities for F-1 Nonimmigrant Students with STEM Degrees and Cap-Gap Relief for All Eligible F-1 Students; Final Rule." The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has unveiled the STEM OPT Hub, https://studyinthestates.dhs.gov/stem-opt-hub. The current OPT - Optional
Homeland Security has redesigned the Form I-20 – Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Student Status. Please note the following: As of June 29, 2015 – All I-20s will be issued on the new format. By July 1, 2016 – All F-1 students must be issued the new I-20. As of June 29, 2015 – Students