SEVIS Release 6.24 Planning Guide
This page provides information about SEVIS Release 6.24.
Scheduled Release Date: February 12, 2016
Functionality in the Release
|Functionality||Affect F/M SEVIS||Affects J SEVIS||Affects Batch|
|Add Actual OPT Dates to student list for Students with Requested, Pending or Approved OPT||Yes||No||No|
|Report of students on STEM OPT (available on the Downloads page in SEVIS)||Yes||No||No|
|Ability for SEVP to turn off or turn on functionality to recommend STEM OPT extension without another SEVIS release||Yes||No||No|
|Ability for SEVP to turn off or turn on functionality to recommend Cap Gap extension without another SEVIS release||Yes||No||No|
|Outage Begins||Outage Scheduled to End|
|Friday February 12, 2016 at 8:00 PM (ET)||Friday February 12, 2016 at 11:59 PM (ET)|
Currently, SEVP expects the outage to last four hours (approximately).
Schools and sponsors that use third-party software to push data to SEVIS must plan their batch uploads carefully.
|Critical Date/Time||What Happens|
|February 12, 2016 at 8:00 PM (ET) to 11:59 PM (ET)||SEVIS is unavailable for batch uploads.|
No warnings issued at this time.