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SEVIS Release 6.30 Planning Guide


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SEVIS Release 6.30 Planning Guide

Last updated: April 7, 2020

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Functionality Affects
  • Fixes for the following I-17 related problems:
  • “Sessions are Held” field prints as night classes on Form I-17 even though day is selected in SEVIS
  • Campus code does not appear on School Information page
  • Error code appears for some users when they try to access the School Event History page
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SEVIS 6.29 Post-Release and SEVIS 6.30 Pre-Release Webinar (October 14, 2016)

  •  Release Planning Guide

Outage Begins Outage Scheduled to End
Friday October 21, 2016 at 8 PM (ET) Friday October 21, 2016 at 11:59 PM (ET)

Currently, SEVP expects the outage to last 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 October 21, 2016 at8 PM (ET) to Friday October 21, 2016 at 11:59 PM (ET) SEVIS is unavailable for batch uploads.
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No warnings issued at this time.

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