International Student Services

J-1 Exchange Visitor Program

MICA welcomes Exchange Visitors to campus as students, scholars, and visiting professors. The Exchange Visitor Program is managed by the U.S. Department of State (DOS). The J-1 non-immigrant visa category for individuals approved to participate in work-and study-based exchange visitor programs.

According to U.S. Department of State regulations, the purpose of the J-1 Exchange Visitor Program is to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries by means of educational and cultural exchanges.

If you are interested in applying to become J-1 Scholar or Professor at MICA, please contact the appropriate academic program.