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SEVIS Release 6.66 Planning Guide

Last updated: January 12, 2023

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This release will not include any SEVIS user functionality changes.

Outage Begins Outage Ends
Friday, January 20, 2023 at 8:00 PM (ET) Saturday, January 21, 2023 at 6:00 AM (ET)

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, January 20, 2023 at 8:00 PM (ET) to Saturday, January 21, 2023 at 6:00 AM (ET)

SEVIS is unavailable for batch uploads.

What's New


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. 

Icon Guide

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

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