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Student Information

Last updated 30-Aug-2017

General Information

The Student Information page is the main hub for actions a designated school official (DSO) can take on a student record. This page displays current information in SEVIS about a student’s specific program of study. It provides easy access to update the student’s record, when needed.

negative consequenceThe page lists all information for a specific program of study. It does NOT display information on:
  • Prior programs of study under the same SEVIS ID.
  • Programs of study pursued by the same individual under a different SEVIS ID.

The Student Information page has multiple sections for easy viewing and access of student information:

Student Information header

  • Print buttons
  • Alerts/Flags/Indicator section
  • Personal/Contact
  • Overall Remarks
  • Program
  • Registration
  • English Proficiency
  • I-901 SEVIS Fee Payment
  • Additional Names
  • School
  • Travel
  • Visa
  • Passport
  • Financial
  • Dependents
  • Student Requests
  • Correction Requests
  • Left panel action links

Access Student Information

To access a student record in SEVIS:

  1. Search for the student record from the Navigation Bar SEVIS ID Search field or the Search page.
  2. Click on the student’s last name for the desired record.

The student’s record opens to the Student Information page. (Full sized image on last page.) 

Student Information and Print Options

The top area of Student Information Page displays key student information and provides print options for the student’s Form I-20:

# Section Description
1 Student Information header Provides information on the student’s nonimmigrant status, name, school and campus, start and end dates, status within SEVIS, status change date, and SEVIS ID number.
2 Print buttons Provides print functionality for the student with two Form I-20 print buttons:
  • Reprint I-20: Opens the Reprint I-20 page.
  • Print Draft I-20: Opens the Form I-20 as a PDF document. The document’s two pages have the word DRAFT as a background watermark.
3 Alerts/Flags/ Indicator Provides information on any alerts regarding the student record.

Note: The numbers in the first column of the table corresponds to the Student Information page graphic for highlighting areas and are not found on the Student Information page.

Student Information with Edit Access

The center panel of the Student Information page displays student information and provides buttons for quick access to edit the information. Data in most of these sections can be edited by use of the Edit button appearing to the right of the section heading.

Note: The numbers in the first column of the table corresponds to the Student Information page graphic for highlighting areas and are not found on the Student Information page.

# Section Description
4

Personal/Contact

  • Contains the student’s Gender, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Country of Residence, U.S. and Foreign Telephone Numbers, Email Address, and U.S. Address information.
  • Click Edit to change these fields.
5 Overall Remarks
  • Remarks typed in any Remarks about the student field when creating or editing a student record appears in this section. 
  • This field cannot be edited from the Student Information page.
6 Program

Contains information on the student’s current program of study enrollment, including Education Level, Major(s) and Minor, Program Start and End Dates.
Click Edit to change these fields.

Note: The Program Information page is available to the PDSO and DSO to edit the student’s program information, when the student is in Initial or Active status.

7 Registration

Provides information on the student’s registration, including Initial Session Start and End Dates, Current Session Start and End Dates, Next Session Start and End Dates, Length of Next Break/Vacation, and whether this is the student’s Last Session.

Note: A PDSO or DSO must update a student’s record each term or session to indicate that the student is enrolled for that semester and to indicate the next term or session start date. A PDSO or DSO will not be allowed to register a student if the SEVIS I-901 fee has not been paid.

8 English Proficiency
  • Contains information on whether the school requires English proficiency and whether the student has it. 
  • Edit this field from the Program section.
9 I-901 SEVIS Fee Payment

Contains information on type of Transaction made and Fee Payment / Cancellation Receipt Number. 

Note: This field cannot be edited from the Student Information page. To make changes to this section, you must call the SEVIS Help Desk at the number provided at the top of the Student Information page.

10 Additional Names
  • Provides information on the student’s Passport Name and Preferred Name, and SEVIS Legacy Name.
  • Click Edit to change the name fields on the Update Personal Information page.

Note: See the section on SEVIS Names Standards for detailed information on names.

11

School

  • Contains the School Name, School Code, Campus Name, and School Status in SEVIS. 
  • This field cannot be edited.
12 Travel
  • Provides information on the student’s Port and Date of Entry, I-94 Admission Number, and Port and Date of Departure.
  • Click Edit to update information on the Travel, Passport, and Visa Information Update page. See User Manual for School Users of SEVIS: Volume II Form I-20 on ice.gov.
13

Visa

  • Contains the student’s Visa Number, Issuance and Expiration Dates, and Issuance Post.
  • Click Edit to update information on the Travel, Passport, and Visa Information Update page. See User Manual for School Users of SEVIS: Volume II Form I-20 on ice.gov.
14 Passport
  • Contains the student’s Passport Number, Expiration Date, and Country of Issuance.
  • Click Edit to update information on the Travel, Passport, and Visa Information Update page. See User Manual for School Users of SEVIS: Volume II Form I-20 on ice.gov.
15 Financial
  • Contains the student’s Expenses and Funding for the time period specified.
  • Click Edit to update the student’s financial information on the Update Financial Information page.
16 Dependents
  • Provides information on all dependents registered on the student’s SEVIS record.
  • Click Edit to add, update, terminate or cancel dependents on the Dependents page.
17 Student Requests Provides information on requests made by the student that must be filed with USCIS. Examples:
  • Change of status
  • OPT
  • Off-campus employment
  • Reinstatement

Note: This section does not display, if the DSO has not made any Student Requests. DSOs can use the Request Change to Student Request link under Corrections to change this data.

18 Correction Requests Displays pending correction requests for the student. 
Note: This section cannot be edited.

Demonstrations

A demonstration of the Student Information Page is available here.

See the Demonstrations page on the SEVIS Help Hub for demonstration lessons on this and other student and school related topics.

Icon Guide

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