J-1 Exchange Students

Florida International University is the sponsor of the Exchange Visitor Program P-1-04568 that is administered by the Department of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS).

J-1 Students

J-1 student status is granted to Exchange Visitors who possess a valid J-1 visa and Form DS-2019 issued for the purpose of pursuing a full course of study at an accredited educational institution in the United States . J-1 students are required to maintain a permanent residence abroad to which they intend to return upon the completion of their studies in the U.S. Florida International University enrolls J-1 non-degree exchange students, degree-seeking students and students sponsored by agencies such as IIE, LASPAU, AMIDEAST, etc.