With more than 73 years of experience, NAFSA is the leading authority for international education professionals at higher education institutions across the United States working to support international students and scholars. NAFSA now offers a selection of valuable, timely resources handpicked for secondary school professionals working in the areas of immigration and regulations; recruitment and admissions; programming and administration; and intensive English programs.

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Immigration and Regulations

  1. SEVIS Resource Portal
  2. Transferring SEVIS Records: Practice Points
  3. Electronic I-94 Record Retrieval Tips
  4. DSO/RO Annual Validation Requirement

Government Resources

  1. User Manual for School Users of the SEVIS System: Form I-20
  2. SEVIS: Name Standards User Guide
  3. Study in the States: K-12 Schools in the United States
  4. Study in the States: Paying your I-901 SEVIS Fee
  5. Study in the States: Applying for a Visa to Travel to the United States
  6. Study in the States: Getting to the United States
  7. Study in the States: SEVP-Certified School Search

Recruitment and Admissions

  1. Marketing and Recruitment Challenges in a One-Person Office
  2. International Enrollment Management: Framing the Conversation
  3. EducationUSA Resources
  4. Transitioning from Domestic to International Recruiter: Just a Passport Needed, Right?
  5. Using Social Media for International Recruitment: A Live Collegial Conversation
  6. Using Mobility Data and Trends to Recruit in China, Korea, Vietnam, and India

Intensive English Programs

  1. Intensive English Program Administration Annotated Bibliography

Programming and Support

  1. Campus and Community Programming during Ramadan
  2. Intercultural Activity Toolkit
  3. International Friendship Program Video
  4. Comfort Food: Partnering with Dining Services to Enhance the International Student Experience
  5. International Student Orientation Models

Administration and Management

  1. How to Assist a Student Opening a Student Bank Account
  2. How to Prepare for Contact from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
  3. Financial Aid Basics for Advising Undergraduate International Students

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