J-1 scholars and employees are required to complete an immigration check-in process within ten days after arriving at Tufts. This is to ensure that you receive appropriate information and guidance about how to maintain valid immigration status while conducting research, teaching, or working at Tufts.
J-1 Visa Check-In and Immigration Orientation
Visiting scholars and employees in J-1 status should check in with the International Center within ten days after arriving at Tufts. Check-in and orientation are mandatory under J-1 visa requirements. Please consult the table below for check-in times with the International Center location responsible for managing your J-1 visa status. Please bring your passport, Form DS-2019, and a printout of your I-94 admission record.