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J-1 SEVIS Essentials Package Discount: Level I: Introduction to J-1 and Level II: Student Program Implementation

Start Date: November 5, 2020
End Date: December 3, 2020

Registration ends: December 2, 2020 1:00 pm

Session Type: Webinar Package

Full Workshop : $450.00



  • That this program has sufficient registration to run.
  • A certificate of completion is awarded  upon completion of the full J-1 Essentials Program (J-1 Level I and any J-1 Level II).

November 5th - J-1 Level I - Introduction to J-1 Exchange Visitor Status and Program Designation

This workshop has been created for those who seek a thorough introduction to J-1 Exchange Visitor Status and Program Designation because they are new to the duties of a responsible officer or because their institution is considering applying for J-1 program designation.  We will address issues such as:

  • Benefits of having a J program
  • J categories pertinent to academia
  • Regulations associated with each category
  • Your school’s responsibilities for maintaining a J program
  • Entering the U.S. in J-1 Status
  • Differences between J, F and H classifications

December 3rd - J-1 Level II - Student Program Implementation

This workshop is designed for SEVIS Responsible and Alternate Responsible Officers who are at the Intermediate level of proficiency with a general understanding of the Exchange Visitor Program and SEVIS or who completed J-1 SEVIS Essentials – Level I.  A certificate of completion is awarded upon completion of Level I and any Level II.

  • Government issues
  • Program administration
  • Student sub-categories
  • Selection process and criteria
  • SEVIS and completion of the DS-2019 for a student
  • Visa issues
  • Pre and post information
  • Maintaining status
  • Travel
  • Extension
  • Transfers
  • Ending vs termination
  • Change of status
  • Correction of the record
  • Student employment

Trainers: Gwyneth A. Smith, Director of the International Students and Scholars Office at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, Sal Longarino, Director, Office of International Services, Fordham University, Jesse Ruhl, Attorney in private practice and IETS trainer

Location: ZOOM Meeting

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