SEVIS Release 6.28 Planning Guide
Scheduled Release Date: August 12, 2016
Functionality in the Release
|Functionality||Affects F/M SEVIS||Affects J SEVIS||Affects Batch|
|Entry of Current Session Start Date required during any registration event||Yes||No||Yes*|
Correct flawed logic in batch for:
|Rename fields for Primary Major and Secondary Major to Major 1 and Major 2||Yes**||No||Yes|
*See Batch warning below.
**This change affects Batch only – this change is already in SEVIS’ real-time interface.
- Revised Registration User Guide (Resource outdated)
- Revised Mass Registration User Guide (Resource outdated)
- Understanding SEVIS Program and Session Dates Job Aid (Resource outdated)
Note: These links have been disabled. You can find the most recent versions of these articles in the Manage Program Dates, Registration and Course Load page on the Help Hub.
Schools and sponsors that use third-party software to push data to SEVIS must plan their batch uploads carefully.
|Critical Date/Time||What Happens|
|Friday, August 12, 2016 from 8:00 to 11:59 PM (ET)||SEVIS is unavailable for batch uploads.|
Registration events submitted via batch will fail until the school is able to update their batch software to reflect the changes in this release. Current Session Start Date is a required element for registration after August 12, 2016.