1. DACA Advocacy & Support: The Davis International Center offers general support for DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) students for their interactions on campus. 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.
The DV 2018 lottery provides up to 50,000 permanent immigrant visas available drawn from a random selection of entries who are from countries with lower rates of immigration to the United States. This year's application period begins Tuesday, October 4, 2016 and ends on November 7, 2016.
This year, the follow countries are NOT ELIGIBLE to apply because more than 50,000 natives of these countries immigrated to the United States in the previous five years:
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
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
The Davis International Center will still be located at 87 Prospect (behind 91 Prospect) for the Fall 2016 semester. The move to our permanent home at 20 Washington has been postponed so, for now, you can find us just where we've always been! We will post updates on our move as soon as we have them.
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