The resources on this page are designed to assist departments in inviting exchange visitors to campus, hiring foreign nationals, and standardizing the SEVIS processing some units perform.

If you are interested in inviting a foreign national to the United States to undertake research/teaching in your department, please read the resources available on this page to become familiar with the J-1 Exchange Visitor visa status, your role in bringing this person to the U.S., and the process to follow.

If you wish to hire a foreign national please review the information available on this page because the process of obtaining employment authorization takes time and may involve many different organizations.

SEVIS Business Process (Authorized Use Only)