Useful Resources for J Scholar Advisors

Resource   Description Contact Information/Location
SEVIS Log-in Page Entrance page for accessing SEVIS
SEVP Response Center Assists with all SEVP-related questions including F, M, J questions (except SEVIS questions) 703-603-3400
[email protected]
SEVP Help Desk Assists with all SEVIS-related questions 800-892-4829
[email protected]
I–901 SEVIS Fee Contact Assists with all questions regarding the SEVIS I–901 fee and payment process 703-603-3400
[email protected]
J Visa Contact Assists with all questions regarding J visas [email protected]
Form I–515A, “Notice to Student or Exchange Visitor” Individuals who arrive at the U.S. port of entry without all of their required documents, or with unsigned or missing information, may be issued a Form I–515A for temporary admission. [email protected]

Student and Exchange Visitor Program
DHS/ICE ATTN: SEVIS/I-515A Processing Team
500 12th Street SW STOP 5600
Washington, D.C. 20536-5600
Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Provides information regarding travel for both U.S. residents and international visitors
Electronic I-94 Retrieve electronic I-94 record
Deferred Inspection Sites To request I-94 correction in person
Deferred Inspection, Los Angeles To request I-94 correction electronically for individuals who entered through LAX or are currently located within the area served by Deferred Inspection, Los Angeles (Note: This is a pilot program that will be valid from April 1, 2016 to September 30, 2016 only) [email protected]
Office of Designation - Academic and Government Programs (D-AG) Reviews designation, re-designation, and annual reports, and assists with J-1 related inquiries such as change of category, extension, etc. [email protected]
General line: (202) 203-7131
Fax: (202) 203-7779
Tammie King, Chief: (202) 203-7787
Office of Private Sector Exchange Administration - Academic and Government Programs (OPA-AG)

Monitors and enforces full compliance with Department regulations and policies with a focus on exchange visitors’ health, safety, and well-being; and responds to complaints and incidents.Exchange visitors or third parties may also contact OPA-AG to file a complaint.

[email protected]

Resources on Subpart A

Southern California Scholar Advisor Community

SoCal Scholar Advisors- The group meets every four months, at different campus locations around the District. Anyone who works with international scholars is welcome to attend. No NAFSA membership is required. Discussion topics include J-1 scholar, employment-based visas, and green card issues. Contact Ilana Smith at [email protected]to be on the mailing list.