Designated School Official

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Designated School Official (DSO) is an official U.S. term for anyone who officially represents an American college or university in matters dealing with F-1 (visa category for foreign students to enter the United States) affairs. A school appoints its DSO, but it must also be approved by the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services (BCIS), which is a federal government body.

The duties of the DSO include signing immigration documents for foreign students. The DOS also supports and advises foreign students.[1]

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  1. https://definitions.uslegal.com/d/designated-school-official/

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