Bringing Foreign Nationals to Campus

The University of Vermont employs or hosts several hundred foreign nationals in a range of non-immigrant visa categories. There are a variety of reasons that one category may be better than another in a given situation, so consulting the Office of International Education staff early is advised.

non-immigrant visa categories
Nature of appointment/visit Non-immigrant visa categories
Short-term visitor – less than 9 days; receiving honorarium and/or reimbursement of expenses.
Short-term vistor – more than 9 days and less than 6 months. Reimbursement and/or payment for services, include salary.
Faculty, scholar or staff positions – (permanent or temporary)