Guidelines for Maintaining Status
Learn about what changes need to be reported to OGS and what activities require additional authorization.
Health Insurance Requirements
The federal government mandates specific health insurance requirements for J-1 Exchange Visitors. Visit this page to learn about the requirements and additional resources for acquiring health insurance while in the U.S.
How to Submit E-Forms
All requests to OGS are submitted through the myOGS portal. Visit this page for more information on getting access to the portal and where to find your e-forms.
Completing Your J-1 Visiting Student Program
Learn about what actions are required upon completion of your J-1 program at Northeastern.
12-Month Bar for J-1 Visiting Students
Learn about potential bars on repeat participation if you plan on returning in a different J-1 category in the future.
212(e) Two-Year Home Residency Requirement
Learn about whether you are subject to the 212(e) and what this may mean for changes of status and future employment in the U.S.