J-1 Scholars

Welcome to Georgetown University! The goal of Georgetown University’s J-1 Exchange Visitor Program is to promote cultural and educational exchange between international and domestic students, faculty, staff, and community members as well as to promote greater diversity and international awareness within the University community. Components of this program include educational, research, and teaching activities, orientation, cultural exchange programming, cultural adjustment support, logistical support, and immigration advising.

Please also visit the U.S. Department of State’s (DoS) website and their Exchange Visitor Program Welcome Brochure.