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SEVIS Webinars

The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) hosts SEVIS webinars to inform users about deployments and explain how these changes to the system may impact the way schools comply with federal reporting requirements. In this section, users will find information concerning both past and upcoming SEVIS webinars.

All SEVIS webinars are free and open to the public, and recorded live per the dates and times listed below. Pre-registration is required as space is limited. If you are unable to join a SEVIS webinar, a
recording of the event, along with other webinar materials, will be uploaded on the webinar’s page within one week of the event.

To navigate this section, use the filters to refine your search based on category and date.

All other SEVP Webinars not related to SEVIS can be found on the Study in the State’s Stakeholder Webinars page.

There are no upcoming webinars scheduled at this time.
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Past Webinars

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November 6, 2015
SEVP and the Department of State discussed SEVIS Release 6.23 which will contain additional improvements to functionality deployed in the November 2015 release. 
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October 2, 2015
SEVP discussed how the November 2015 SEVIS Release 6.24 changes will affect OPT authorizations and reporting of OPT Employer information. This webinar is relevant for all F/M SEVIS users.
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September 8, 2015
This SEVIS Post-Release and Roadmap webinar reviewed and answered questions about the August, 2015, SEVIS 6.22 release and give an overview of planned enhancements to SEVIS through June 2016. 
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August 11, 2015
SEVP and the Department of State discussed upcoming changes to SEVIS that will affect batch processing in the next year. This webinar is relevant to developers of batch software and the schools and exchange visitor programs that use third-party software to carry out their SEVIS reporting responsibilities.