The Long Island Conservatory and LISMA Language Centers (Manhattan and Queens) have had their certification withdrawn by the federal Student Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP). This change in status affects all non-immigrant students attending these schools. The federal SEVP has reported that all non-immigrant students attending these schools have until April 14, 2020 to: 1) Seek a change of status; 2) Enroll in another qualified program of study at an SEVP certified school; or 3) Depart the United States. (See: https://www.ice.gov/sevis/school-alerts). For information regarding options under the SEVP, contact: The SEVP Response Center by telephone at (703) 603-3400; or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For information regarding tuition refunds for which students may be entitled, please contact the School Director at each respective location, or contact BPSS for assistance by telephone at (212) 643-4760, or by e-mail at BPSS@nysed.gov.