ISS J1 Immigration Information

J1 Immigration Information

International Scholars coming to the University of Massachusetts Amherst on a J-1 Exchange Visitor Visa will need to work with numerous government agencies and the International Programs Office to be successfully admitted and maintain their J-1/J-2 status.
 Please refer to this comprehensive guide for information regarding:

  • How to Enter the United States as a J-1 Exchange Visitor
  • Traveling Outside the U.S.
  • Information regarding your J-1 Visitor Exchange Program
  • Extending your Stay, Changing Status, and Future Appointments
  • Maintaining your J Status
  • and J-2 Work Permission

J-1 Information Guide