SEVIS Release 6.32 Planning Guide
Scheduled Release Date: March 10, 2017
Functionality in the Release
Program Event History
|Ability to edit Secondary School Student’s site of activity after visa issuance if in Initial status||No||Yes||No|
|Downloadable Exchange Visitor Report||No||Yes||No|
|New Termination Reason: “Failure to Comply with I-515A” (government use only, but school and sponsor officials will see the reason in Event History)||Yes||Yes||No|
|Increase length of SEVIS Password to 12-16 characters||Yes||Yes||No|
|Upload Evidence for I-17 (functionality will be disabled upon deployment)||Yes||No||No|
|I-17 Event History Page updates||Yes||No||No|
|Downloadable Student Report||Yes||No||No|
Note: While SEVIS will require a password that is 12-16 characters long when you create or change a password, you can still log in to SEVIS with your current 8-character password until it expires.
- SEVIS 6.32 Release Planning Guide
- User Guide: Downloadable Student Report
- SEVIS Help Hub articles to be revised:
- SEVIS Passwords
- Termination Reasons Job Aid
|Outage Begins||Outage Scheduled to End|
|Friday, TBD, 2017 at 8:00 PM (ET)||Friday, TBD, 2017 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.
The update to the system does not involve a change to the batch schema. Schools that cannot deploy their batch vendor’s updates to their batch software by the release date will still be able to submit registration events via batch.
|Critical Date/Time||What Happens|
|Friday, TBD. 2017 at 8:00 – 11:59 PM (ET)||SEVIS is unavailable for batch uploads.|
No warnings issued at this time.