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Program Extension

Eligibility for Program Extension

  • Submit complete documentation to ISSS for an extension30 days before the program completion date listed on current DS-2019
  • Maintained continual legal J-1 status student status.
  • Valid reason for extension:
    • Delay caused by change of program
    • Delay caused by a change in research topic
    • Delay caused by unexpected research problems
    • Delay cause by documented medical issue
    • Other delays with proper documentation
  • If there is a change in funding source, provide financial documentation covering expenses for the extension period.