Tufts University has been designated by the Department of State to operate the BridgeUSA programs -formerly known as the J-1 Exchange Visitor programs- and is authorized to sponsor J-1 scholars in the research scholar, professor, and short-term scholar categories.
It is to your benefit to understand your J-1 category. Different rules and regulations apply to each. Contact the International Center if you have any questions regarding your category.
J-1 Research Scholars
J-1 Short-Term Scholars