If you will continue in your position at UMBC beyond your DS-2019 end date, you will need to apply for an Extension.
Please complete this form and the listed requirements with your department, and submit them to IES; we will then adjust the end date on your DS-2019:
Remember that each J-1 category has a maximum amount of time, and we cannot extend your DS-2019 beyond that amount of time:
- Research Scholar/Professor – Maximum 5 years
- Short-term Scholar: Maximum 6 months
- Degree-seeking Student: No Maximum
Completing J-1 Visit Early
Please notify firstname.lastname@example.org if you plan to complete your J-1 program earlier than your DS-2019 end date, and we will adjust your DS-2019.
Transfer to a new J-1 Program outside of UMBC
If you will leave UMBC and move your J-1 status to a new school or program, please complete the J-1 Transfer Form in advance, so we can schedule the transfer with your new program.