You will need the below items to receive Academic Training. Submit an online request to ISSS >>
Additional information needed for post-completion AT only:
- Insurance Verification: submit completed J-1 Insurance Verification Form showing that you will have health insurance coverage for the duration of your AT. Information and a fillable form can be found on our J-1 Health Insurance webpage.
- Financial Support: submit documentation showing financial support that covers your period of Academic Training. If compensation from you job is less than the amount below you will also need to provide a bank statement that meets our acceptable funding documentation.
- $2400/month of Academic Training (student only); $1600 additional/month for spouse; $400 additional/month per child.
An appointment will be arranged to review the details about your AT before authorization is provided. Then, a new Form DS-2019 and a letter authorizing Academic Training will be issued for the specific training described on the Academic Advisor Recommendation.