Professor and Research Scholar Program from overseas organizations and schools join American universities in the capacity of professors and research scholars to engage in research, teaching, and lecturing in collaboration with their American colleagues. At the discretion of the responsible officer, professors may freely engage in research and research scholars may freely engage in teaching and lecturing.
For detail discussion on the professor and/or research scholar J-1 categories, visit the J-1 visa Exchange Visitor Program page
All J-1 categories might be subject to the two-year residence requirement as set by USCIS, click here for more information.
To find the nearest U.S. Embassy/Consular Post that has jurisdiction over your visa application, visir USEmbassy.gov.
Documents to take to the Consulate:
University of Rhode Island • Office of International Students & Scholars • International Center • 37 Lower College Road; Kingston, Rhode Island, 02881
International Student Orientation
Date: Friday, September 4, 2015
Place: Multicultural Center
Undergraduate Students' Time:
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Graduate Students' Time:
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
**IMPORTANT OPT INFO.**
Reporting responsibilities of F-1 International Students while on (OPT)
FALL 2015 OPT workshop schedule: Available