Reporting in SEVIS


(Student Exchange Visitor Information System)

Law Cite 8 CFR 214.3 (g) (3): 21 days
  • Change in school information, school name, address, or curriculum
  • Student’s failure to maintain status (e.g. unauthorized employment, stay past end date on the I-20, less that a full-time course of study)
  • Student’s failure to complete his/her program
  • Change in the student’s or dependent’s legal name
  • Change in the student’s or dependent’s address
  • Early graduation (prior to program end date as listed on I-20)
  • Disciplinary action by the school as a result of the student’s being convicted of a crime.
  • Any other notification request made by SEVIS

For each term or session, within 30 days following close of registration for classes, schools are required to report the following:

Law Cite 8 CFR 214.3 (g) (3) (iii): 30 days
  • Enrollment Status (enrolled or not enrolled; “No-shows”)
  • Unauthorized drops below fulltime
  • Failure to enroll
  • Current address
  • Start date of next session/term