All international students and scholars who were in the U.S. in any visa type other than B (visitor) visa for any period of time during the year 2014 must file 2014 income tax documents with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS). There is at least one form that you must file regardless of whether or not you earned income in 2014. The deadline for filing taxes is April 15, 2015. Glacier Tax Prep, a free tax-filing software will be available to Princeton students and scholars i
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.
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“Make Your Voice Heard” gives members of the campus community the opportunity to comment on any issues related to diversity and inclusion, including concerns, ideas, or personal stories. It allows for anonymous input. We encourage international students and scholars to take advantage of this opportunity to let the University know your experiences as an important member of our campus diversity. The “Make Your Voice Heard” page can be accessed here:
The Enterprise Car Share Program is an affordable membership program that allows Princeton students and scholars who have a valid drivers license to rent a car for short period of time. Cars are conveniently located at several places on campus. The membership and rental fees are reasonable and include the cost of gas. Many international students and scholars who don't have cars of their own find this program to be very helpful for local shopping and day trips. For mor
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
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 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
If you are an F-1 student, you have a 60 day grace period after your program completion date or your I-20 end date, whichever is earlier. During that grace period, you may remain in the U.S. but if you leave the U.S. you may no longer enter the U.S. in F-1 status on the same I-20 form for the same program.
J-1 students or scholars
If you are a J-1 student, you have a 30 day grace period after your program completion date or your DS-2019 end date, whichever is earlier. Durin