New Visiting Scholars orientation takes place by appointment, typically on Tuesdays or Thursdays at the UW School of Law or as otherwise arranged.

When paying your program and DS-2019 fees, please note that we strongly prefer credit card payments but will accept personal checks and money orders (exact amount) when pre-arranged. We do not access cash.

Pay Visiting Scholars Fee

Important Information for J-1 Visa Holder

J-1 Scholars must check-in with ISO within 30 days of arrival to the U.S. Please register online to attend an ISO Mandatory Check-In.

Other useful information about coming to the U.S., health insurance, and other resources is available at the University of Washington J-1 Reference Guide.