As a J-1 Exchange Visitor, you are taking part in the J-1 program administered by the U.S. Department of State with the goal of increasing mutual understanding through cultural and educational exchanges. New J-1 Exchange Visitor scholars can find pre-arrival information below which we hope will prepare you for your program and arrival at Oregon State University. The information in this section marked with (J visa) is only relevant to scholars under the J Exchange Visitor visa program.

Pre-Arrival Information