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SEVIS Release Planning Guide 6.47

Last updated 18-Jun-2019

Scheduled Release Date: June 28, 2019

Functionality in the Release

Functionality Affects F/M SEVIS Affects J SEVIS Affects Batch
Change will display link for reporting receipt of STEM OPT final evaluation and reporting for 31 days after STEM OPT ends Yes No No

The release changes how long SEVIS displays the Report OPT Participation link, which allows DSOs to report student compliance with reporting requirements for 31 days after STEM OPT ends.

Release Resources

  • SEVIS Release 6.47 Planning Guide

System Unavailability

Outage Begins Outage Scheduled to End
Friday June 28, 2019 at 8:00 PM (ET) Friday June 28, 2019 at 11:59 PM (ET)

Currently, SEVP expects the outage to last four hours (approximately).

Batch Users

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 June 28, 2019 at 8:00 PM (ET) to 11:59 PM (ET) SEVIS is unavailable for batch uploads.

Icon - Negative consequence No warnings issued at this time.