University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota

J – 1 Scholars

Dear J-1 Scholar:

We wish to provide you with information you will need; before coming to the University of Minnesota, during your stay here and, once you are done with your program, and as you get ready to return home.

Prospective Scholars
Information about the University of Minnesota, and its international community.

New Scholars
Information is broken into two sections; pre-arrival and arrival. The Pre- arrival section contains information you need to know before you arrive in the United States. The Arrival section contains information you need once you arrive at the University of Minnesota.

Current Scholars
Information about your J visa, and all the “do’s and don’ts” you need to be aware of in order to maintain your J legal status while you are at the University of Minnesota and in the United States.