Permission for Occasional J-1 Scholar Lectures or Short-term Consultations

J-1 occasional lectures or short-term consultations outside Columbia refer to single engagements rather than ongoing activities. Such activities must be incidental to your primary program and may not delay its completion.

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How to Apply

How to apply for Permission for J-1 Scholar Lectures or Consultations
Step 1.

Gather your documents

Step 2.

Email the documents to your scholar advisor prior to taking part in the activity.

Your advisor is listed in section 7 of your DS-2019.

Step 3.

We will contact you

Allow up to 3 business days for us to review and process your application. We will notify you by email when your letter is ready.