Overview of Visa Categories

Overview of Visa Categories

Please review the visa category before initiating a request with the International Programs Office. The visa categories listed here are classifications the University of Massachusetts Amherst International Programs Office will be actively involved in initiating and assisting the international employees/visitors and hosting departments in obtaining.

Appointments and visits regarding classifications not listed here, please see Non-UMass Amherst Sponsorship.

Please contact the International Programs Office if further clarification is needed.