Temple University is pleased to welcome international scholars and employees to the city of Philadelphia and Temple's campus. Temple University is very proud of its long tradition of involvement in fostering international education. International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) is available to assist Temple University-sponsored non-immigrant scholars and employees with immigration matters.
J-1 Exchange Visitors in the Research Scholar or Professor Category may hold J Status for a maximum of 5 years. Exchange Visitors that are subject to the Two Year Home Residency Requirement may not change status in the US nor apply for H-1B visa stamp from a US Consulate until they fulfill or waive the requirement.