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Program Transfer

As a visiting scholar, you may transfer from one program sponsor to another under the following circumstances:

  • The purpose of the transfer is to complete the objective for which you were admitted to exchange visitor status.
  • You remain within the same participant category (for example, short-term scholar, research scholar, or visiting professor).
  • You have the approval of the program you intend to depart.

Steps to Take

1

Advisor Appointment

Make an appointment with the international scholar advisor or Responsible Officer or Alternate Responsible Officer at your current host sponsor institution.

Discuss your situation and identify a possible “transfer effective date.”

2

Supervisor & Sponsor Approvals

Obtain approval from your host department supervisor.

Obtain the approval of a new sponsor.

3

Forms

Submit a “transfer out” form to your current host sponsor institution.

Submit a “transfer in” form to your new host sponsor institution.

4

New DS-2019

Obtain a new DS-2019 at the new host sponsor institution after arrival and check in.

Washington State University