J-1 Student

Find out what you need to do to maintain your J-1 Student status and how to obtain J-1 Student benefits.

8/1/17
Learn more about J-1 student status and how to maintain it.
8/1/17
All J-1 Exchange Visitors and their J-2 dependents are required by the U.S. Department of State to have health insurance for the entire period of their stay in the U.S. 
9/5/17

The intent of the Exchange Visitor Program is for the home country to benefit from the J-1 Exchange Visitor’s experiences in the U.S. Accordingly, J-1 Exchange Visitors and their accompanying J-2 dependents may be subject to a two-year home residency requirement.

6/19/17
The SEVIS fee is a one-time fee to cover the costs of the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS). 
9/5/17
If you cannot complete your program of study by the end date on your DS-2019, you must apply for an extension of stay before your current DS-2019 expires.
9/5/17
Academic Training is work, training or experience related to a J-1 student’s major field of study. The work, training or experience may be paid or unpaid.
9/5/17
J-2 dependents are eligible to work in the U.S. as long as they meet certain conditions first.
8/1/17
Get the forms you need to have your SEVIS record transferred into or out of UB.

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