Non-Degree Visiting Student Check-In

Non-degree visiting students can use this form to check in with The Office of International Affairs within three business days of entering the United States.  

If you don't have access to a scanner, but you have a smartphone, you can download a free app such as CamScanner for Android or iPhone

If you don't have a way to create scans of your documents, you can check in at OIA during office hours.

Please enter your name as it is listed on your DS-2019.
Please enter a 10-digit U.S. phone number where you can be reached. Do not include hyphens, dots, or dashes. Note that failure to provide a valid phone number will prevent OIA from registering your record in SEVIS, which will have a negative impact on your immigration record and cause you to be out of status.
U.S. Address
OIA requires the address of where you will be staying while in the U.S. in order to validate your J-1 record. If your address changes once you begin your program, please update it at
Use this field to provide an apartment or suite number.
If you're not sure what the zip code is for your place of residence, you can find it here.
Document Upload
Please upload scans of your documents here. If you have dependents joining you in J-2 status, please include scans of their documents as well.

Required for all students except Canadian citizens.