- The Exchange Visitor (EV) Program of the U.S. Department of State (DOS) ( J-1 status only) is still advising that all program start dates for future EVs be pushed out to May 11, 2020 or later. Click here for DOS updates, and scroll down to the FAQs.
- The Iowa Board of Regents has not removed the international travel ban which also applies to all incoming international visitors (paid or unpaid), currently in effect until May 13th. Click here for Board of Regents updates.
- The Bureau of Consular Affairs, DOS has suspended non-immigrant visa services in most countries “until further notice.” Click here for further updates.
International Visitors Welcome!
Global Programs Department in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences provides leadership and service in globalizing teaching, research, and extension programs that serve the people of the state, the nation and the world. The College is known globally for its excellent visitor training programs and is called upon frequently to provide short- and long-term training programs for visiting scholars worldwide. The Global Programs Department facilitates the collaboration of visiting scholars and CALS faculty through visitor assistance related to visas and logistics, orientation programs, program/fiscal management. Since 2010, Global Programs has facilitated programs at Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences for over 700 visitors from over 70 countries.