In light of the recent election results and in the spirit of the mission of the Davis IC, we want to take time to assure our international students and scholars that we are committed to promoting their success and well-being on campus and beyond. In the past few days, we heard from members of our community who have expressed concerns about immigration as well as personal safety issues. In response to expressions of need, we held an informal support discussion session last week in which people ca
1. DACA Advocacy & Support: The Davis International Center offers general support for DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) students. DACA students may schedule an appointment at the Davis IC Advising & Appointments page. Any information, recommendations, and referrals offered by the Davis IC should not substitute legal advice and students are encouraged to seek legal assistance for DACA legal matters.
2. DACA legal resources:
In order to reenter the U.S. after international travel, you must have a current travel signature on your I-20 form (F-1/F-2) or your DS-2019 form (J-1/J-2). Travel signatures are valid for reenter for up to one year after the date of the most recent signature. You may stop by the Davis IC during business hours to obtain a travel signature on the spot. However, in some instances in which it is necessary to print another form, the process may require 1-2 days.
Do you have plans to a third country during the break? You must plan ahead and find out if you need an entry visa. Failure to have the appropriate third country visa for entry or for transit will result in denial of entry into that country!
Princeton now offers assistance with visas for international travel through VISA CENTRAL where you will find complete checklists of requirements, applications, and forms. If you have questions, you can consult directly wit
The Davis International Center will be moving in late December to our permanent location in the new Louis Simpson International Building at 20 Washington (adjacent to Scudder Plaza and the Woodrow Wilson School). We will post updates on our move soon.
A final US CIS filing fee increase rule was published in the Federal Register on October 24, 2016 [81 FR 73292]. The new fees will become effective 60 days later, on December 23, 2016. "Applications or petitions mailed, postmarked, or otherwise filed on or after December 23, 2016 must include the new fee amount ."
Included in the filing fee increases is a $30 increase for the I-765 Applicaton for Employment Authorization from $380. to $410. The I-765 form is required
If you are seeking transportation that will take you off campus to do some affordable shopping - we suggest you check out the Saturday Shopper free shuttle bus. It runs every Saturday picking up riders at various campus locations. The shuttle alternates every other Saturday between two routes that will take you to different shopping destinations including Trader Joe's, Walmart, Wegman's Grocery, McCaffrey Grocery, and Princeton Shopping Center.
For the dates and time table for the
Throughout the University, from the staff to the trustees, members of the Princeton community have a deep commitment to being inclusive. We believe — and know from research — that having a diversity of perspectives is crucial for excelling in our mission of teaching and research, so we've invested in many initiatives to make the campus more welcoming to people of all backgrounds. More information about a Diverse and Inclusive Princeton can be found
R.H. Douglas Scholarship fro Students from Ukraine, Bulgaria, Poland, or Russian
Award Amount: USD $2,000. to $10,000. can be used for tuition, books, or living expenses
Required Application Criteria:
Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Polish, or Russian citizenship
Strong Academic Achievment (GPA over 3.0)
Demonstrated Financial Need
Acceptance or Enrollment at one of the Eligible Schools (Princeton is elgible - for others, see website below)
Strong leadership potenti
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