Sponsorship for an Exchange Visitor at Neighboring Institution

The Department of State allows the University of Maine to sponsor J-1 scholars at neighboring academic institutions that are not eligible for their own J-1 Exchange Visitor program.

Click here for more information and to submit a request for sponsorship of a scholar at your institution.


Once the scholar arrives:

1. Download and complete J-1 Insurance Compliance Form

2. Assemble the following documents:

  • DS2019 form
  • Copy of passport bio page
  • Copy of visa page
  • I-94

3. Upload the J-1 Insurance Compliance form and other documents below.

4. Contact Brian Berger at (207) 581-2905 or brian.berger@maine.edu to schedule a check-in appointment