Transferring at UC San Diego
If you are already in the U.S. and plan to transfer from another institution, please discuss your situation with your International Faculty & Scholar Advisor.
Transfer In to UCSD
If you would like to transfer to UCSD, your sponsoring Department at UCSD will need to submit a J1 Initial Application on your behalf. Our office will need the name and contact information of your current International Office Advisor to coordinate your transfer. The IFSO standard processing time is approximately 10 business days from the receipt of a completed J-1 Application and 5 business days with RUSH processing.
Please notify us if you plan to travel outside of the U.S. while the transfer is pending.
Transfer Out from UCSD
Please notify your advisor and your department that you would like to transfer to another institution. The immigration advisor at your new institution should contact your immigration advisor in our office to request the transfer of your record.
Please notify us if you plan to travel outside of the U.S. while the transfer is pending. The IFSO standard processing time is approximately 10 business days.