Immigration - J-1 Status
Office of the General Counsel
Maintaining Your J-1 Immigration Status
In order to maintain your F-1 Student Status, follow these guidelines.
Student Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) is an internet-based system which provides the US government, educational institutions and exchange programs an automated means to exchange timely information about foreign students, exchange student visitors, and their dependents.
Understanding Your Immigration Documents
Your passport, J-1 Visa, Form I-94 (D/s) notation, and DS-2019
Health Insurance Requirements
J-1 Exchange Visitors and their J-2 dependents must be covered by sickness and accident insurance for the duration of their stay in the United States.
SEVIS Transfer Out Form for J1 Visa Holder
This form must be completed by the J1Visa Holder before transferring from Bucknell University to another school.