J-1 Exchange Visitor Scholars
UIC sponsors J-1 Exchange Visitor Scholars in several categories, including student interns, research scholars and professors, and short-term scholars. The information below will help you understand how to maintain your J-1 EV Scholar status, including any details specific to your category.
Other J-1 EV Scholars at UIC sponsored by third-party organizations, such as Fulbright Scholars and ECFMG international physicians, should not utilize the information below but rather connect with their program sponsor for immigration-related advising.
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Maintaining J-1 Exchange Visitor Scholar status basics Heading link
In addition to the basic status maintenance requirements for all J-1 Exchange Visitors, J-1 EV Scholars in all categories must stay in compliance with the U.S. Department of State program regulations throughout the duration of their program. Here are some of those basic requirements and instructions for what to do if you anticipate a change in your EV program.
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There are status maintenance details specific to each J-1 Exchange Visitor Scholar category. Select your category below to learn more.