Ensures that all J-1 visitors remain in J-1 status for at least 3 years before requesting a change of status to H-1B Employment Visa
Assists scholars with the online check-in process. Upon arrival on campus, the scholar will check-in with your unit. If the scholar needs assistance with the online check-in process, please assist them with scanning and uploading their documents electronically. For online documents check-in, go to www.isss.umd.edu and click on "Submit Documents to ISSS" on the right hand side.
No University fees (including bench fees) may be charged to the foreign national during the length of the program. When sponsoring a J-1 exchange visitor departments must absorb the administrative costs of hosting the exchange visitor.