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SEVIS Downloads

Last updated 20-Jul-2017

General Information

Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) reports and alert lists are created for schools to help them comply with reporting requirements. These reports and lists are located in the SEVIS Downloads page. In addition, the SEVIS Downloads page contains designated school official- (DSO) requested Forms I-20 for reprinting multiple students’ Certificates of Eligibility at one time. DSOs also retrieve reports on completed mass registration events from the SEVIS Downloads page.

SEVIS Downloads Page

To access the SEVIS Downloads page:

  1. Navigate to the Listing of Schools page.
  2. Click the Downloads button. The SEVIS Downloads page opens.

SEVIS Downloads

Two sections are on the SEVIS Downloads page:

  • System Downloads – SEVIS reports for school users about a variety of topics, including mass registration results.
  • Requested Form Reprints – Retrievable forms that were part of a mass reprint request.

System Downloads – Reports for School Users

The top section of the SEVIS Downloads page contains the links for the system downloadable files, for example, reports made available by Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP). Any downloads available will have the date the download was generated, title, description of the download, and available file type. Reports can be downloaded in either comma-delimited format (.csv) or Microsoft Excel format. To download a file:

System Downloads

  1. Click the desired file type, CSV or Excel. A dialogue box opens, asking if you want to open or save the file.


  2. Click either:
    a. Open – Opens the file.
    b. Save – Saves the file to your system.
    c. Cancel – Ends the download process.

Requested Form Reprints – Form I-20 Mass Reprint

The bottom section of the SEVIS Downloads page lists the school’s mass reprint requests, which was submitted previously from the Mass Actions page. Information about pending reprint requests include the date submitted, date the reprint was generated, status of the request, title, number of records included, and who requested the forms. Generated forms are available here for all users at the school. Forms will stay on the page for seven days after delivery.

Requested Form Reprints

  1. Click the ZIP link for the zipped file you want to access. A dialogue box displays, asking if you want to open or save the file.

Initial students file

  2. Click either:
    a. Open – Opens the file.
    b. Save – Saves the file to your system.
    c. Cancel – Ends the download process.

Icon Guide

See the SEVIS Help Icons on the SEVIS Help Hub for a quick-reference of the icons used in this user guide.