International students contribute to the vibrant intellectual, social, and cultural fabric of independent schools. Yet, there are many practical and compliance matters a school must consider when bringing international students and staff into its community. Most foreign students attend independent schools on either an F-1 or J-1 visa. In both cases, students are in the United States away from their families and living in either school-provided dormitories or a host family's house. This advisory details the obligations and responsibilities of schools and students to ensure a smooth and successful study and cultural exchange experience.
Read the full NAIS Legal Advisory: International Students: Opportunities with F-1 and J-1 Visas (PDF)