J-1 Categories

J-1 Categories

J-1 Exchange Visitors coming to perform research or to teach at NC State University must be assigned a category that appropriately reflects their academic activities on campus. When determining the category, OIS and the host academic department must consider the Exchange Visitor’s academic background, proposed activities at NC State, immigration history, the possibility of repeat visits to the U.S., anticipated length of stay, and the possibility of extending the length of stay. Below you will find an overview of the available categories at NC State University:

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