Course Enrollment

There is no regulatory prohibition on a J-1 Professor or Research Scholar enrolling in classes as long as:

  • classes do not become the primary objective.
  • classes are incidental to his or her primary activity;
  • the Professor or Research Scholar continues to pursue the objectives for which he or she came;
  • the program continues to fulfill the objectives of the Professor or Research Scholar category; and,
  • The Faculty Sponsor has provided written approval to EVS

Consultation with an EVS staff member and an international student advisors should be undertaken before pursuing a degree program. Click here for International Student Services contact information.