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)
Passport J-1 Visa
DS-2019 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. Click here and follow the instructions to meet with your immigration advisor online.