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J-1 Scholar and Intern Orientation

J-1 Exchange Visitor Orientation takes place every Thursday at 1pm at ISSS in the Student Life Center. This orientation is for newly arrived J-1 Research Scholars, Professors, Short-term Scholars, and Student Interns.


Orientation Schedule

  • Every Thursday from 10:00-11:30 am at ISSS.  ISSS is located in the Student Life Center Suite 109.


  • How to Maintain Legal J-1 Status
  • Grace Periods
  • Employment
  • Special Features of J-1 Visa
  • 212(e) Requirement
  • J-2 Dependents
  • Adjusting to Life in Nashville