Welcome to OISS Connect!
In the right-hand menu you'll see guides for people who have never used OISS Connect, as well as step-by-step instruction for requesting a J visa or J extension. In the Inviting a Scholar section you will see resources about institutional funding and appointment requirements, and if you are interested you can learn about the different visa types.
What Requests Can I Make in OISS Connect?
- New J-1 requests: Login to OISS Connect and complete a New Sponsorship Request Form.
- New F-1 OPT Employees: Login to OISS Connect and complete a New Sponsorship Request.
- J-1 extensions for Active J scholars Login to OISS Connect and hit Extension button on top
- H-1B request - new or extension: Contact your OISS adviser
- Not a registered OISS Connect User ? (i.e. did not receive a system email from firstname.lastname@example.org) Contact Erin Gustafson.
- Sign up here for OISS Connect training. For step-by-step resources about OISS Connect, please see the subpages for this and the “Inviting a Scholar” sections.
- See topic-specific guides to the right
- Questions about the transition? Contact Parker Emerson.