Hosting a Visiting Scholar is a great opportunity to build international collaborations and research, while introducing your students to another culture and perspectives. Before agreeing to host a Visiting Scholar, please read the following department responsibilities.
The department is responsible for:
Upon arrival, each visitor is required to meet with an OISS advisor to check in. This is required so the OISS can validate their arrival to the United States in the SEVIS immigration database. The scholar should bring his or her DS-2019, passport, I-94 card, proof of insurance coverage, and that of dependents (if applicable). During the time of check-in, scholars will receive important information on settling into campus and the U.S.