UMD: A Globally Connected University
Welcome to the University of Maryland! Our office has prepared the following information to assist in your arrival to the university.
*If you require assistance accessing your I-94, please come to ISSS during walk-in hours, Monday-Thursday, 1:30-4:00 pm.
Immigration Documents required: * J-1 scholars are required to maintain health insurance and medical evacuation and repatriation coverage for themselves and dependents for the duration of their J-1 program.
Orientation provides helpful information about your immigration status, health insurance, U.S. culture, the campus and local community, and resources that are available to you. Attending orientation is a mandatory part of your J-1 program. We recommend that you attend orientation the first available Thursday after your arrival.
Currently, all J-1 Orientation sessions are being held virtually. After you complete Documents Check-In, you will receive an email with a link, inviting you to register for the next available J-1 Orientation.
View the U.S. Department of State's Exchange Visitor Program Welcome Brochure