SEVIS Release 6.35 Planning Guide
Scheduled Release Date: July 21, 2017
Functionality in the Release
Certification expiration date changes
|Edit petition, as a part of recertification||Yes||No||No|
|Upload evidence for initial Form I-17, petition updates, and recertification (TBD)||Yes||No||No|
|Upload evidence for correction requests (TBD)||Yes||No||No|
STEM OPT Changes:
- SEVIS Form I-17 Petition Update (Resource outdated)
- Upload Evidence – Correction Requests (Resource outdated)
- Upload Evidence – Form I-17 (Resources outdated)
Note: These links have been disabled. You can find the most recent versions of these articles in the School Certification page on the Help Hub.
|Outage Begins||Outage Scheduled to End|
|Friday, July 21, 2017 at 8:00 PM (ET)||Friday, July 21, 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, July 21, 2017 at 8:00 – 11:59 PM (ET)||SEVIS is unavailable for batch uploads.|
No warnings issued at this time.