Office of International Affairs (OIA)
Procedures for International Observers
Departments must complete and submit the following documents for international observers or volunteers coming to Jefferson on a B-1, visa waiver, H-4, etc. (but NOT for J-1 scholars sponsored by Jefferson).
International Visitor-Volunteer Pre-Arrival Form (PDF fillable) for B-1 / Visa Wavier / H-4 / F-2, etc.
Immunization Documentation Form to be completed by the Applicant BEFORE arrival.
International observers or researchers MUST complete the Immunization Form before their arrival for clearance from University Health Services (UHS). Please read UHS-Volunteer Services International Visitor Health Requirements. Refer the applicant to the following link to University Health Services: UHS
The international visitor is required to have health insurance which includes evacuation/repatriation coverage for the duration of their activity at Jefferson. They may use health insurance from their home country (that covers their time in the U.S.), or purchase it online from one of these suggested providers:
International Observer/Visitor Check-in at Jefferson
The international visitor must check-in at the Office of International Affairs before participating in any activity at Jefferson. They must bring the following documents to the check-in:
- I-94 card (stamped white card)
- any immigration documents
- completed immunization records form
- health insurance information.
To set up a check-in appointment with OIA, contact Mariangel.Martinez@jefferson.edu