Change to date range for DSO access to STEM OPT validation reports
DSO ability to report receipt of 12- and 24-month self-evaluations from STEM OPT students
Change to date range when DSOs can access the Report OPT Participation page
SEVIS will display the link to access the Report OPT Participation page 30 days before the reporting deadline.
SEVIS will continue to display the link for 31 days after the deadline
Note: this timeframe applies to reporting both the 6-month periodic validation reports and self-evaluations.
Report receipt of 12-month and 24-month STEM OPT Self Evaluation - To accommodate the 12- and 24-month evaluation due date, on the Report OPT Participation page, SEVIS will display a second checkbox that allows DSOs to indicate receipt of the self-evaluation from students on STEM OPT.
SEVIS will display the event in the student’s event history as either “STEM OPT 12-month Participation Reported” or “STEM OPT 24-month Participation Reported.”