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Initiate Transfer of M-1 SEVIS Record

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Initiate Transfer of M-1 SEVIS Record

Last updated: May 31, 2020

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To transfer an M-1 student to a new school:

  1. Navigate to the Student Information page.
The student information page

   2. Click Transfer Out. The Transfer Out page opens.

The Transfer-Out page

3.     Enter the Transfer Release Date.

4.     Click Select, to search for the transfer-in school and campus. The School/Campus Search page opens.

The School/Campus Search page

5. Click either the School Name or School Code radio button to search by school/campus name or code.

6. Click Search to find school.

  • The search by school name allows a wildcard at the beginning and/or end of the name. If there is more than one school or campus that fits the search, it will return a list of choices.
School and Campus Search

The search by school/campus code requires entry of a full, exact school code (see error message). When entered correctly, the school code will return one specific campus.

Invalid school code entry
Correctly entered school code

7. Click the School Code hyperlink to choose the correct school/campus. The Transfer Out page opens.

The Transfer Out page

8. Enter any relevant remarks and click one of the following:

  • Transfer Student: Submits the transfer request. The Update Successful page opens. This page reminds the DSO that the transfer requires USCIS adjudication. Click one of the following:
The Update Successful page
  • Return to View Record: Opens the Student Information page.
  • Print I-20: Prints student’s Form I-20.
  • Reset Values: Returns all fields to their original values.
  • Cancel: Cancels the action and returns the user to the Student Information page.

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