Related Resources

U.S. Embassies and Consulates Worldwide (Department of State)

Helpful Resources

Prospective Scholars

The ISSO is pleased that you have decided to join the Brandeis community! 

To help answer some of your questions about your arrival to Brandeis, the ISSO has prepared the following information:


Visa Status Overviews


J-1 Visa

 

H-1B Visa

 

Trade-NAFTA (TN) Visa

 

Seminar Speakers and Consultants

 

Permanent Residence ("Green Card")

 

Scholar Transfer-In Verification Form (PDF)


Preparing for Your Arrival to the U.S.


Paying the SEVIS Fee (for J Visa Holders only)

 

Scheduling Visa Interview

 

Entering the U.S. Through U.S. Customs and Border Protection (USCBP)

 

Getting to Brandeis and ISSO

 

Finding Housing

 

New Scholar Orientation and ISSO Check-In