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Stakeholder Webinars

Component agencies within the Department of Homeland Security host webinars on Study in the States to educate our stakeholders on various program topics and updates related to international education. These free webinars are primarily intended for F and M designated school officials; however, any stakeholder may attend or view previously recorded webinars. Each session can accommodate up to 1,000 participants and registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis on the day of the webinar. Each session will focus on a different DHS-related topic that affects school officials and international students. During the live presentations, each webinar will include the opportunity for a question and answer session with webinar participants. All webinars will be recorded and available for download within one week.

See the table below for dates, topics, and instructions for all upcoming webinars. You can see additional information about the webinar by clicking on the date in the table below to expand the tab.

Contact SEVISTechnicalFeedback@ice.dhs.gov with registration-related questions. For additional assistance, be sure to check out the Webinar Registration Job Aid

SEVIS 6.22 Post-Release and Roadmap Webinar

This SEVIS Post-Release and Roadmap webinar will briefly review and answer questions about the August, 2015, SEVIS 6.22 release and give an overview of planned enhancements to the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) through June 2016. This webinar is relevant for all F/M or J SEVIS users.

September 8, 2015
2:00–3:30 p.m.

Agenda:

  • Introductions
  • Webinar Overview
  • Post-Release Report
  • November Release
  • Spring/Summer Release
  • Q&A

SEVIS Batch Webinar

SEVP and the Department of State will discuss upcoming changes to SEVIS that will affect batch processing in the next year. This webinar is relevant to developers of batch software and the schools and exchange visitor programs that use third-party software to carry out their SEVIS reporting responsibilities.

August 11, 2015
3:00–4:00 p.m.

Agenda:

  • Introductions
  • Webinar Overview
  • November Release
  • Spring/Summer Release

SEVIS 6.22 Pre-Release Webinar

SEVP and the Department of State will discuss SEVIS Release 6.22 which will contain additional improvements to functionality deployed in the June release. This webinar is relevant for all F/M or J SEVIS users.

August 11, 2015
1:30–2:30 p.m.

SEVIS 6.21 Post-Release Webinar

SEVP will discuss SEVIS Release 6.21 which was deployed on June 26, 2015. The discussion will focus on what went right and what went wrong. It will be followed by a question and answer period.

July 24, 2015
2:00–3:00 p.m.

Agenda:

  • Release Retrospective
  • Question and Answer period

SEVIS 6.21 Pre-Release Webinar

SEVP will discuss and demonstrate the functionality included in SEVIS Release 6.21 scheduled to deploy on June 26, 2015. The discussion/demonstration will be followed by a question and answer period.

June 12, 2015
1:30–3:30 p.m.

Agenda:

  • Functionality included in SEVIS Release 6.21
  • Name standards
  • Address Validation
  • Redesigned Form I-20
  • Mass Reprint of Form I-20
  • Search
  • Email standards
  • Adding more than 10 DSOs to Form I-17
  • Question and answer period

 

Archived Resources:

To view previous webinars, please see the Stakeholder Webinars Archive page.

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