The SEVP Portal is a way for you to directly access your SEVIS Records and update your personal or employer information (Post-Completion OPT only).
Your SEVP Portal information will be emailed to you directly from SEVP on the day that your OPT Work Authorization begins.
Please refer to the FAQs below to learn about the SEVP Portal and how to use it properly.
SEVP account creation information will be sent to your Stevens email account which is the account in your SEVIS record. If you want to change your Stevens email to a preferred email account, you must email [email protected] with the following details:
Your SEVIS ID Number
Your preferred email address
Your email account will be updated within approximately five business days. Once your email account has been updated, you will receive an account reset email from [email protected]
The SEVP Portal is a new system, so you may experience difficulties accessing the Portal or creating your account. If you cannot access the Portal, create an account, or you are locked out of your account, you must email [email protected] with the following details:
Your SEVIS ID Number
That this is an SEVP Reset Request
ISSS will reset your account within 5 business days. Once your account is reset, you will receive an account reset email from [email protected] Please note that once you receive the email from SEVP, you will have a window of time to activate the link before it expires.
No, you do not need to update ISSS after you make changes in the SEVP Portal. Keep in mind that you must report a change of address, contact information, and employer information within 10 days of the change.
If you need an updated I-20 for travel or a change of status application, please download the I20 Application Form and email the completed form to [email protected] to request an updated I-20. Employment updates in the Portal will not generate an I-20; you must complete the form and submit it to ISSS. As a reminder, travel signatures while on OPT/STEM OPT are valid for 6 months.
No, you cannot use the SEVP Portal to update employment due to the requirements related to the I-983 Training and Evaluation Plan. You can, however, update your phone number and address. If you are on STEM OPT, continue to update ISSS by sending the Employer Update Form and your I-983 to [email protected]