J-1 Regulations

What Is J-1 Status?

The overall purpose of the Exchange Visitor Program is to promote international educational and cultural exchange to develop mutual understanding between the people of the U.S. and other countries. J-1 students must be admitted to a degree program for a full course of study OR be engaged full time in a non-degree course of study.

J-1 Status

Duration of Stay (D/S)


J-1 Visa


I-94 Arrival/Departure Record

Full-time Enrollment Requirements

Dependents (Spouse and Children)

Graduation or Completion of Exchange Program

Walk-In Immigration Advising

The Kearney International Center will continue to advise students virtually with some in-person times available. You can book a virtual meeting via MavConnect or by emailing your advisor.