Once you are accepted to VISP, you will recieve an email from the Office of International Programs with information on the visa application process. (For more information, see the International Student Handbook)
Then, please download the acceptance packet to the right, which includes required forms and information on:
and much more.
Please use this simplified "To Do List" below as a guide to help you prepare for your semester at Barnard.
Date To do
Fall 2013 Apply for your J-1 visa
October 25 Dining Services contract due
November 10 Submit adviser, ambassador, and housing survey online
Demember 2 Submit required health information forms
December 3 Payment due IN FULL
December 2013 Activate your eBear/email; activate UNI; submit ID photo;
complete online forms via eBear
January 1 Submit your flight information online
January 14 Move-in to your residence hall
January 15 Orientation begins
You will not register for courses until you arrive on campus in January 2014. Courses which VISP students are eligible to take while at Barnard include:
(Please note that Spring 2014 courses will be available in November 2013)
Please review our Frequently Asked Questions for even more helpful information as you prepare for your semester at Barnard.