Pre-Arrival Information for Incoming Scholars

International scholars and sponsors may browse the links and information on our online orientation guide to learn more about the Exchange Visitor program, program rules and requirements, and other general information.

Oregon State University, as a sponsor of the Exchange Visitor Program, must provide pre-arrival information to J-visa Exchange Visitors on the following topics:

  • The purpose of the Exchange Visitor Program and expectations;
  • The home country physical presence requirement 212(e);
  • Travel and entry into the United States;
  • Housing resources;
  • Estimated expenses;
  • Mandatory health insurance requirements and health care; and
  • Other information that will assist exchange visitors to prepare for their stay in the United States.

More orientation information is found at our online orientation page.

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