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
All New F-1 and J-1 International Students
Date: Friday, January 16, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Place: International Center
**IMPORTANT OPT INFO.**
Reporting responsibilities of F-1 International Students while on (OPT)
FALL 2014 OPT workshop schedule: Available