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Forms and Guides

To view shipping and document pick-up options, please visit the:

Receiving Your Visa Document webpage

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On-Campus Employment:

J-1 On-Campus Employment:

Curricular Practical Training:

  • CPT Guide (Regulations, Application Process and Applying for a CPT I-20)
  • How to Apply (Links to E-Forms and E-Form Descriptions)

Pre & Post-Completion Optional Practical Training (OPT):

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) OPT Extension:

H-1B Information

Reporting Forms for Students on Post-OPT/STEM

Which Employment Reporting Tool Should I Use?

J-1 - Exchange Visitor Request

The ISSO has recently launched a complete electronic process for requesting a J-1 Exchange Visitor to come to UMass Lowell. Please reach out to an ISSO Scholar advisor to start the process.

The following forms are required for H-1B - Specialty Occupation Workers, O-1 - Scholars of Extraordinary Ability or Achievement, TN - Professionals from Canada or Mexico, and J-1 - Exchange Visitors.

  • Form A must be completed by sponsoring department
  • Form B must be completed by incoming employee, scholar, or visitor

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