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Academic training (AT) is a type of work authorization available to J-1 academic students for training related to a student's field of study. The type of training will depend on field of study. Student eligible for academic training must be in good standing in their program and must be "primarily in the United States to study rather than engage in academic training." The AT must by authorized by the program sponsor (the institution issuing the DS-2019) prior to the start of the AT, per 22 CFR 62.23(f)(3).
Special terms for post-completion AT only:
Duration of AT
Application Deadline and Procedure
Maintaining Status on AT
Health Insurance Requirement
Minimum requirements for health insurance under J-1 regulations:
Please note: Only fully completed and signed forms will be accepted. For coverage extension you only need to submit both Verification forms.
Submit FINAL SELF-EVALUATION upon completion of Academic Training period.