Orientation for J-1 Scholars

AUM requires attendance at scholar orientation to validate the stay of all new J-1 international scholars. We schedule orientation upon first arriving on campus. At orientation, scholars will learn about:

  • AUM 's services and resources
  • Health Insurance Requirements for Scholars
  • J-1 Rules and Regulations, Including:
    • International Travel
    • Two Year Home Residency Requirement (212e)
    • Incidental Employment Restrictions and J-2 Employment
  • AUM Housing Rules and Regulations
    • Transportation
    • Safety
  • Alabama Driver's License
  • Tax Information
  • AUM Identification (ID) card ("Warhawk ID")