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SEVIS Release 6.29 Planning Guide

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  • Webinar: Form I-17 Workflow (2:30 PM ET, August 31, 2016)
  • Webinar: Correction Requests (1:00 PM ET, Setptember 16, 2016)
  • Webinar: SEVIS 6.29 Pre-Release (2:30 PM ET, September 16, 2016)
  • Webinar: SEVIS 6.29 Post-Release (2:00 PM ET, October 14, 2016)

  • User Guide: Initial Certification (Resource outdated)
  • User Guide: Update Form I-17 Overview (Resource outdated)
  • User Guide: Update School Contact Information (Resource outdated)
  • User Guide: Update Programs of Study (Resource outdated)
  • User Guide: Update Accreditations and Recognitions (Resource outdated)
  • User Guide: Update Calendar, Costs, and Demographics (Resource outdated)
  • User Guide: Add, Edit, or Delete Campus (Resource outdated)
  • User Guide: Manage School Officials (Resource outdated)
  • User Guide: Recertification (Resource outdated)

Note: These links have been disabled. You can find the most recent versions of these articles in the School Records page on the Help Hub.

  • User Guide: Correction Request Overview (Resource outdated)
  • User Guide: Correct Program Dates (Resource outdated)
  • User Guide: Correct Termination Reasons (Resource outdated)
  • User Guide: Correct Student Status (Resource outdated)
  • User Guide: Correct USCIS Requests (Resource outdated)
  • User Guide: Correct Terminate Record (Resource outdated)
  • User Guide: Correct PDSO SEVIS Record (Resource outdated)

Note: These links have been disabled. You can find the most recent versions of these articles in the Correction and Correction Requests page on the Help Hub.

Outage Begins Outage Scheduled to End
Friday, September 30, 2016 at 8 PM (ET)

Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 8 PM (ET)

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

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, September 30, 2016 at 8 PM (ET) to Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 8 PM (ET) SEVIS is unavailable for batch uploads.
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No warnings issued at this time.

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

What's New

Chatbot

Try the Facebook Chatbot

Visit the tool on the Study in the States Facebook page to learn how to become an F or M international student in the United States.

Summer Employment

Learn About Summer Employment

While employed this summer, make sure you have all the relevant information on maintaining your student status, and the steps you must take before returning to school. 

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Contact Us

Phone

SEVP Response Center

703-603-3400

Office

Monday - Friday 
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET,
except holidays

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