SEVIS Release 6.63 Planning Guide Last updated: September 28, 2022 Quick Links:Functionality in the RelesaeSEVIS Unavailability Batch Users Scheduled Release Date: September 30, 2022 Expand All | Collapse All Functionality in the Relesae Functionality Affects F/M SEVIS Affects J SEVIS Affects Batch SEVIS Release 6.63 will provide the following general system fixes: Users will be able to select up to a 1,000 student records for a single Mass Registration job. SEVIS will delete Draft Initial School Petitions (Forms I‑17) and Student Certificates of Eligibility (Forms I‑20) records that have not been updated or submitted after 45 days. SEVIS will properly display Change of Status as a termination reason in the Event History. Yes No No An email will be sent to the submitter of an Add ARO request. No Yes No An email will be sent to the RO if the last ARO is deleted. No Yes No Users will be able to edit the email address when submitting a Reinstatement request. No Yes No Users can update the Phase Supervisor information on a T/IPP if the intern, trainee, or student intern is in Initial status with visa information on the record. No Yes No The bug will be fixed that prevented creation of a Form DS-2019 if the exchange visitor has a country of birth of the United States or a U.S. territory. No Yes No Before and after details will be available for the following history events: Reinstatement Change of Category ADIS Departure No Yes No The following pages will be updated to conform with latest design: Reinstatement-- Update SEVIS Status request. Reinstatement request. Extension Beyond Maximum Duration of Participation request. Correct Minor or Technical Infraction Correct SEVIS Status No Yes No SEVIS Unavailability Outage Begins Outage Scheduled to End Friday, September 30, 2022, at 8:00 PM (EDT) Saturday, October 1, 2022, at 6:00 AM (EDT) Batch Users 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, 2022, at 8:00 PM (EDT) to Saturday, October 1, 2022, at 6:00 AM (EDT) SEVIS is unavailable for batch uploads.