Uploading Documents

This is a guide for J-1 Exchange Visitors on what documents OISS requires for J-1 sponsorship requests, and how to upload them to OISS Connect.


Important: Click Update!

update button

OISS Connect does not automatically upload files as you add them using the Browse button or dropping them into the browse area. You must click the Update button at the bottom of the page to upload the files.


Before You Begin

You will need the following required documents to complete this section.

  • Passport Bio Page
  • Copy(ies) of all your current and previous J-1/J-2 DS-2019 Forms
  • Dependent(s)'s passport identity page(s), if applicable
  • Financial Support is only required if you are not being funded by Yale
  • Your department will submit the Proof of English Language Proficiency documents

J Transfer to Yale

  • Current Institution Transfer Form (if transferring J-1 status to Yale)

J-1 Student Intern Request


Step 1: Go to 'Documents' Tab

documents tab

Click the 'Documents' tab at the top of the record.


Step 2: Drop or Browse for Files

documents upload section

Upload files here by clicking the Browse… button or dragging and dropping a file in this space. Multiple files may be added at the same time.

Documents mistakenly added can be removed by clicking the trashcan icon trashcan icon.


Step 3: Select File Type

File type


Step 4: Click Upload

List of attachments upload

Click the Upload button at the bottom to save documents to the record.