Summer-International Travel-Student Visa

Visa information for non-U.S. students attending CTY Summer Programs in the U.S.

My child lives in and is a citizen of a foreign country. What visa is required for them to attend CTY Summer Programs and how do I go about getting it?
Non-U.S. citizens traveling to CTY Summer Programs should begin the process as soon as possible after receiving their site information packet, which will be...
Fri, Nov 8, 2019 at 2:39 PM
How do I request the mailing of my child’s I-20?
Follow the instructions in the email from JHU’s Office of International Services (OIS). You will complete the request for mailing your I-20 at the same time...
Mon, Dec 9, 2019 at 2:29 PM
Whom do I contact at CTY for questions about visas?
CTY works with the JHU Office of International Services (OIS) regarding visa and immigration matters. Send all questions about visas and immigration status ...
Mon, Dec 9, 2019 at 2:30 PM
What are the steps to receive a visa to attend CTY Summer Programs?
Please see the steps outlined below to apply for and receive an I-20, the document used to apply for an F-1 visa, to attend CTY.    First you should recei...
Mon, Dec 9, 2019 at 2:33 PM
Can I choose other shipping methods to receive my child’s I-20 by email?
No. All individuals must use eShipGlobal. No I-20 forms will be sent by any other method.
Mon, Dec 9, 2019 at 2:34 PM
Can my child study at CTY on a B-1/B-2 visitor visa or under the Visa Waiver Program?
No. CTY summer programs are full-time academic programs requiring the F-1 student visa. They are not summer camps and the student should not use a visitor’s...
Mon, Dec 9, 2019 at 2:36 PM
Can my child use their F-1 student visa to travel outside the U.S. and then return after completing the CTY program, even within 60 days?
No. Your child may stay in the U.S. for up to 60 days after their program is over but the child may not travel outside the U.S. and return using the JHU I-2...
Mon, Dec 9, 2019 at 2:39 PM
Does my child need an F-1 student visa to attend CTY Summer Programs?
Yes. Students who are not already in the U.S. with an immigration status that allows for study must request an I-20 from the JHU Office of International Ser...
Mon, Dec 9, 2019 at 2:42 PM
How do I begin the visa request process for my child?
Your child must have an I-20 from JHU to apply for an F-1 student visa at the U.S. embassy/consulate. Expect to receive an email notification from the JHU O...
Mon, Dec 9, 2019 at 2:49 PM
How does my child apply for an F-1 visa after receiving the I-20?
Each U.S. consulate has slightly different processes for the DS-160 visa application. You must go to the consulate’s website for specific instructions and d...
Mon, Dec 9, 2019 at 2:52 PM