UMD: A Globally Connected University
All J-1 exchange visitors may engage only in the approved activities and at the specific location for which their DS-2019 was issued. As a J-1 exchange visitor, you may be eligible to participate in occasional lectures or short-term consultations, but you must obtain authorization in writing from ISSS before the start of the activity. Please refer to the following conditions and procedures for obtaining this approval.
The proposed occasional lectures or short-term consultations must:
Only exchange visitors in the Professor, Research Scholar, or Short-term Scholar categories may participate in incidental employment. J-1 Trainees and J-1 Student Interns are not eligible for incidental employment.
To obtain authorization for incidental employment, please complete the steps below 30 days prior to participating in the proposed activity.