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Location: SLDL Office
Office Phone: 909-607-0434
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Email: international@cgu.edu
Address: 738 N. College Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711

Staff Staff


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Mireya Morales

Assistant Dean of Students and Director of International Student Services
SEVIS Designated School Official & Responsible Officer

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Ariel Carpenter

Assistant Director of Student Life & International Services
SEVIS Designated School Official

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Katie Fierro

Program Coordinator of Student Life, Diversity & Leadership

International J-1 Scholars International J-1 Scholars


In order to be a J-1 Scholar at the Claremont Colleges, you must be invited by a department to conduct research or teach as a visiting professor. 

Upon your invitation, please submit a J-1 Scholars Request for DS-2019 (form #I-12). If your stay will not be financed by the Claremont Colleges you will also need to submit proof of financial capability with your request form. Please feel free to initally scan or fax these documents to the International Staff in addition to mailing the originals at a later point. Once you receive your DS-2019 immigration form you may apply for your J-1 visa at the U.S. Embassy/Consulate in your home country. 

Upon arrival to the Claremont Colleges, please check in with the International Staff and bring the following items:

  1. Copy of your stamped DS-2019, passport (including the issuing page and/or the extension), visa, and I-94 card (small white card containing your admission number, both sides)
  2. The address and phone number at which you will be staying while studying at CGU.
  3. A signed copy of the International Scholar Requirements for SEVIS (form #I-6).
  4. Proof of health insurance (for you and all of your dependents)

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