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Instructions for academic departments that want to sponsor a J-1 research scholar/professor

This DS 2019 request form is required in order to create the DS 2019 needed for J-1 visa application. (This form must be filled out using Adobe. If you do not have Adobe on your computer, you can download a free version of Adobe Acrobat Reader.)

Susan Sams at sams@chapman.edu oversees immigration processing; however, depending on which department is assisting you with your invitation, other paperwork will be required. Please contact Eileen Besner for Courtesy Appointments/Post Docs or Abbie Kane for salaried employees.

Faculty/Post Doc Hires & Courtesy Appointment Processes.