Center for Global Services
Extension of Program

J-1s who need to continue their programs at Rutgers beyond the end date on their current DS-2019 must apply for an extension of program at least 30 days prior to the end date of the current DS-2019.

Specific Extension of Program Procedures By J-1 Category

Extension of Program - PROFESSOR/RESEARCH SCHOLAR
J-1 visitors wishing to extend their program should contact their sponsoring department as a first step.

Extension of Program - SHORT-TERM SCHOLAR
J-1 Short-Term Scholars may not extend their stays beyond six consecutive months. Short-term scholars eligible and wishing to extend their program should contact their sponsoring department as a first step.

Extension of Program - REGISTERED DEGREE STUDENT

Extension of Program - REGISTERED NON-DEGREE STUDENT
J-1 students wishing to extend their program should, as a first step, contact the office at Rutgers that sponsored their visit here.

Extension of Program - SPECIAL VISITING RESEARCH STUDENT
J-1 students wishing to extend their program should contact their sponsoring department.

Extension of Program - STUDENT INTERN
J-1 Student Interns wishing to extend their internships may only do so up to a 12 month limit. Student interns may not extend beyond 12 months. Also, there is a limit of one internship per student, per foreign degree level. Contact the sponsoring department for information about extending.