UMD: A Globally Connected University

Department Resources

Department Resources

B-1/B-2 Business or Visitor Visa  |   Brown Bag SeminarsFaculty (H-1B)  |  Interns/Trainees (J-1) 
  Non-Paid PHR Appointments  |  Permanent Residency Process  |  Scholars/Faculty(J-1)  |   Students (F-1/J-1)  |   Visa Classifications

ISSS will assist departments with questions about academics, immigration requirements, employment, and community life for international visitors on campus. This section provides information to assist departments with advising students, scholars, trainees and interns.

We hope that through navigating this site and visiting ISSS we will be able to assist you as best we can to understand the immigration and university requirements for our many international visitors.

Click here to read the University Guidelines for Sponsorship of International Faculty for Temporary Employment and Permanent Resident (May 2012).

Please also use these checklists as you prepare for international hires or visitors.  Additionally, this Data Collection Form may help you in completing requests for incoming visitors

If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact us