The Davis IC will be closed for the holidays beginning Wednesday, December 24 at 12 noon and we will reopen on Monday, January 5 at 9 am. If you have an emergency and need immediate assistance during the closure, please call Princeton University Public Safety at 609-258-1000.
Otherwise, we will be happy to assist you when we return to the office on January 5, 2015.
Best wishes for a happy holiday and a restful break!
There is a new variation of SCAM IRS phone calls and/or emails claiming to come from the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The person is told they owe money to the IRS and that them must make prompt payment through a credit card or some other online payment means.
PLEASE NOTE: Such phone calls and emails are fraudulent. DO NOT COMPLY WITH ANY OF THESE REQUESTS. The IRS does not make unsolicited phone calls or e-mails about tax account matters to taxpay
The White House announced that beginning November 12, 2014, visas for Chinese students and scholars in F1/F2 or J1/J2 status will be extended from 12 months to 60 months. Visas for B1/B2 Visitors will be extended to ten years.
"President Obama announced that the United States and the People’s Republic of China are concluding a reciprocal visa validity arrangement during his visit that will strengthen our ever-broadening economic and people-to-people ties. Both countrie
If you will be traveling outside the U.S. during the Break and the signature on page 3 of your I-20 form OR in the lower right corner of your DS-2019 form has expired, you must have your I-20/DS-2019 signed by an advisor at the Davis International Center before you leave the U.S. Travel signatures are valid for reentry to the US for one year from the date of the last signature.
You may stop by the Davis IC Monday - Friday 9:00-5:00 to obtain a travel signature on the spot. However, in ins
For Internationally-Minded LGBTQA students (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Allied)
Home Away From Home is a dinner gathering for international, and internationally minded, LGBTQA students. Whether you just moved to Princeton or identify as an international student, join us for dialogue about cultural differences as LGBTQA students.
For more information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continues to urge all U.S. residents to avoid nonessential travel to Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea because of unprecedented outbreaks of Ebola there. In the recommendations to colleges and universities, the CDC advises that all education-related travel to these countries be postponed until further notice.
Before you travel into or through any country other than your home country, you must check with the embassy of the country you plan to visit to inquire whether you need a visa to enter or even to transit through that country. For the list of foreign embassies in the U.S., please consult the U.S. Department of State website. For more information about re-entering the U.S., please consult our website.
Failure to have the appropriate third country visa will result in denial of entry into tha
F-1 students who wish to travel and re-enter the U.S. during an OPT Cap-Gap Employment period should be aware of the following:
1. To re-enter the U.S. in F-1 status during OPT Cap-Gap extension, you must have a valid OPT EAD card, along with a valid passport, F-1 visa, signed I-20 and employment letter.
2. If your OPT EAD has expired, you will NOT be able to re-enter the U.S. in F-1 status.
F-1 students who wish to travel and reenter the US while their OPT application is pending should exercise caution when traveling abroad during the 60-day grace period. The F-1 regulations do not directly address this issue and, although some students with OPT pending during the 60-day grace period have had success entering the U.S. with a copy of the USCIS OPT receipt notice, others have had difficulty and have been turned away. Therefore, we strongly recommend that students avo