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International Student Services

Documents J-1 Students Must Upload

All J-1 Students

I-94 Online Printout or Paper Card

Air or Sea Entry

Online I-94s are automatically issued if you arrive by airplane or ship.

Step 1: Visit: I-94 Website.

Step 2: Get most recent I-94 form. Confirm your I-94 has “D/S” and “J-1” like this example. If it is different, stop and contact ISS for help.

Sample I-94 J

Step 3: Use the print button to download a PDF of your I-94. Save this for uploading, and for your records.

Land Entry

Online I-94s as stated previously are automatically issued for most land entries. Occasionally, J-1 students are issued a white paper I-94 card at land borders.

  • Step 1: Check that your I-94 card has “D/S” and “J-1” — if it has something different, or is not white paper, contact ISS for assistance before uploading.
  • Step 2: Scan or photograph both the front and back of the paper card for upload.