J-1 Extension

  • J-1 students and scholars who would like to request an extension to their program are required to apply for an extension 30 days prior to the expiration of the end date on the DS-2019.
  • To apply for an extension you must submit a request in writing to the Diana Cvitan, Director of Global Learning at dcvitan@fdu.edu   Ms. Cvitan will provide you with additional procedures regarding a program extension.
  • Once approved by the Office of Global Learning you will need to provide to the Office of International Student Services proof of financial support for the remainder of your program at FDU, along with a photocopy of your most recent I-94 card and passport.
  • Once the above items have been submitted you will be provided with a new DS-2019.