J-1 Academic Training Form (Advisor)

Instructions to complete the form

  1. If you support the Academic Training opportunity, complete Page 2, Academic Advisor Recommendation Form, with descriptions of the following:
    1. The goals and objectives of the specific Academic Training program
    2. How the Academic Training relates to the student’s major field of study
    3. Why the training is an integral or critical part of the academic program of the student.


J-1 international students are eligible for training that is related to the student’s field of study, called Academic Training. This can be done either before or after program completion. It requires the support of the academic advisor, who must fill out a recommendation form for the student.