If you are in an individual that has been approved to participate in the U.S. in exchange visitor program, you will need a Certificate of Eligibility called DS-2019, which you will use to apply for J-1 visa at your home country.

Participation in the J-1 Student Intern category will be open to foreign students currently enrolled and pursuing a degree at a post-secondary academic institution outside the United States.

With Northeastern’s N.U.in program and help from the Office of Global Services, new international students are going farther in life—literally. The Office of Global Services staff works closely with international students to help them apply for the I-20 form and answer any questions throughout the process and beyond.

The Office of Global Services (OGS) can help students in F-1 visa status transfer their Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) record from their current U.S. institution to Northeastern University.

Northeastern University is located in the center of Boston, making it a convenient and safe place to get to through various modes of transportation.

There are two options to change to change to a F-1, F-2, J-1 or J-2 non-immigrant status if you are currently in the U.S. on a different non-immigrant status. Learn what those two options are and which one is better for you.

Family is important, so that is why the Office of Global Services (OGS) wants to make you aware of what documentation you will need when a family member accompanies you to the U.S.

We’re excited to have you join us at Northeastern! Use the information below to make your entry into the U.S. go as smoothly as possible.

The F-1 visa application can be confusing, which is why the Office of Global Services (OGS) walks international students like you through it step-by-step.

Below is an outline of some of the financial documents you will need to request an I-20 for your Northeastern program of study.

Your experience at Northeastern University will be nothing short of amazing. You will enhance the cultural diversity of our campuses and be a valued member of our growing and inclusive community. It all starts with orientation.

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.

Your J-1 scholar visa application is the first step towards joining a global community of motivated learners. Learn all about the application process and how to transfer to Northeastern University.

Whether you intern at a Fortune 500 or a start-up company, it is important for all J-1 student interns to understand how to maintain their status and apply for a visa.

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.

Welcome to Northeastern University and to the Office of Global Services! We strive to provide you with all the

Your travel record is an important piece of your visa documentation. Learn what you need to know.

All international students holding an F-1 visa or J-1 visa must check-in at the start of each new program of study. This is a U.S. government regulation for students to maintain their visa status. The Office of Global Services (OGS) facilitates this process called “online immigration clearance.”

The I-901 Student and Exchange Visitor Information System fee (SEVIS) supports the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) and the automated system that keeps track of students and exchange visitors—ensuring they maintain their status while in the U.S.

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.

You have worked hard to get to this point in your life. But, understanding the J-1 scholar eligibility requirements and DS-2019 application process does not have to be hard. See for yourself.

The Exchange Visitor Program requires J-1 Scholars and J-1 Visiting Students to demonstrate that they have sufficient funding to support themselves, and any dependents, for the duration of their program.