With the help of the Office of Global Services, F-1 students and J-1 Exchange Visitors learn how to maintain their status by having a valid passport, taking a minimum course load, and more.
While it is your responsibility to maintain your status, the Office of Global Services is here to help guide you through the complexities of the US government regulations and procedures.
During your time at Northeastern University, it may become necessary to take a medical leave of absence. The instructions for taking and returning from a medical leave are described below.
Obtaining a J-1 international scholar sponsorship is a collaborative effort at Northeastern University—led by the Office of Global Services. See the steps below.
Maintaining your J-1 scholar status is critical to staying part of the Northeastern community. Below is a comprehensive list that covers topics ranging from the required authorizations you will need to obtaining incidental employment.
When you attend Northeastern University as a J-1 scholar, you will quickly learn that the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System contacts can help you achieve your career and academic goals.
This intercampus transfer clearance letter should be filled out by a SEVIS contact.
During your time at Northeastern University, it may become necessary to take a non-medical leave of absence. The instructions for taking and returning from one are described below.
By submitting this form, you are requesting copies of your old I-20s or DS-2019s.
In general, F-1 and J-1 students are required to maintain a full-time enrollment status even in their final academic term. Learn the exception.