FN46.  A university may elect to use electronic I-9 software but still complete its own E-Verify query through the DHS website.  The primary benefit of electronic I-9 software is that it reduces the error rate on completion of the I-9 Form.  Many of the systems include so-called “self auditing” features that either flag missing and inconsistent information or do not allow the I-9 to be finalized in the system with missing/inconsistent information.  Many programs also include management reporting features as well as reminder emails and tickler systems to monitor and track reverification as well as I-9 retention.  Paperless “green” options with electronic signature and retention are also available.