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JMU Departments and Hiring Units: To request an H-1B or J-1 for your scholar/employee, login to the JMU Exchange Visitor & Employment-Based Immigration Portal and submit a New Sponsorship Request. If you have already started your request, login to the Immigration Portal to continue working on your existing request.

New Scholars/Employees

Current Scholars

  • ​J-1 Health Insurance Validation - If you wish to decline the CISI health insurance policy offered by JMU, and use an alternate health insurance policy to meet the mandatory health insurance coverage requirement.
​For all other requests after your J-1 or H-1B status has been approved, please login to the Immigration Portal to access.