SEVIS Release 6.36 Planning Guide
Scheduled Release Date: 11/19/2017
Functionality in the Release
Fix to student financial information, regarding batch change of education level.
|Updated annual report.||No||Yes||No|
|Alert list for Active students requiring STEM OPT reporting includes all OPT periods.||Yes||No||No|
|Extend OPT link available for all levels to accommodate past STEM degrees.||Yes||No||No|
Fix numbering errors on printed Form I-17.
|Student email address column added to Students with Requested, Pending and Approved Optional Practical Training list.||Yes||No||No|
|Fix to duplicate record creation when user double-clicks for student transfer.||Yes||No||No|
|Adding alerts at 18 and 24 months for Active Students Requiring STEM OPT Reporting.||Yes||No||No|
|Fix so that the certification expiration date (CED) for schools is correct.||Yes||No||No|
|Ability to see error messages from SEVP Portal in student Event History.||Yes||No||No|
SEVIS on-screen new help text:
- SEVIS 6.36 Release Planning Guide
|Outage Begins||Outage Scheduled to End|
|Sunday, November 19 @ 12:01 AM||Sunday, November 19 @ 6:01 AM|
Currently, SEVP expects the outage to last six 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|
|Sunday, November 19 12:01AM-6:01AM||SEVIS is unavailable for batch uploads.|
No warnings issued at this time.