Scholars & Employees

Overview

Department will invite a J-1 scholar from abroad to the U.S.

Department will extend the J-1 scholar's current program at Jefferson

Department will invite a J-1 scholar currently at another U.S. institution to Jefferson

J-1 Scholar will transfer out of Jefferson to another U.S. institution

J-1 Out of Country

J-1 Scholars that travel outside of the U.S. for more 30 days require J-1 Out-of-Country to be approved by the Office of International Affairs. J-1 Out-of-Country is available only when the travel is necessary for continuing the research or teaching activities listed in your J-1 program.

On J-1 Out-of-Country, J-1 Scholars must maintain their health insurance to meet the minimum standards and the contact information and flight schedule are updated to the OIA, the sponsoring department, and HR.

The J-1 Out-of-Country is not required for any travel outside of the U.S. for less than 30 days.