Are you an international student participating in an exchange program with a government, organizational, or university sponsorship? If so, you will need to travel with a J-1 student visa.
Parents & Family
Learn about the education options and resources like the library that are available to international families.
With so many different ways to fill out the I-20 form, figuring out how to complete yours can be confusing. Use the instructions below that correspond to your program to fill out the form.
If you are an international student, you will need a visa to study in the USA. Learn what the different types of visas are.
Understanding J-1 status. Maintaining J-1 status. Attending a J-1 orientation session. We know you may feel overwhelmed with the number of obligations you have to meet as a J-1 student. Relax. The Office of Global Services remains committed to helping you at every step.
As a J-2 dependent, you may be eligible to work in the USA. Not sure what you need to apply for employment? The Office of Global Services can help you craft a cover letter and figure out which documents you need to land your dream job.
You are about to embark on a journey of lifelong learning. But before you do, use the checklist the Global Student Mentors created to help you pack and get ready for the incredible learning experience you are about to begin at Northeastern.
Northeastern University is located in the center of Boston, making it a convenient and safe place to get to through various modes of transportation.
Family is important. That is why the Office of Global Services makes you aware of what documentation you will need when a family member accompanies you to the USA.
Your DS-2019 form is the document you need to apply for a visa to enter the USA. We will walk you through the DS-2019 application process and answer some of the most frequently asked questions.