Reminder ...

Remember to have your DS-2019 signed within 6 months of the date you expect to travel back into the U.S.

Travel signatures can be obtained at the ISSO by dropping off your DS-2019 at the ISSO and your DS-2019 will be signed and ready to pick up after 12pm on the following  business day.

J-1 Scholars Re-entering the U.S.

J-1 Scholars re-entering the U.S. should travel with the following documents:

  • Passport
  •  SEVIS Form DS-2019 with a travel endorsement signature no more than six months old.
  • For your return to the United States, you will also need a valid J-1 Entry Visa Stamp in your passport (see section on visa renewal if needed).
  •  Brandeis ID Card
  •  A copy of your current letter of appointment from Brandeis.