In general, prospective scholars will need to follow these steps to come to Emory as a scholar. The specific requirements for each visa type can be found at the Policies and Procedures link for the appropriate visa type (see menu on left). Do not plan travel to Emory until you are in receipt of a valid visa.
General Steps For Coming To Emory As A Scholar
Obtain an offer or invitation from the Emory department.
The department will determine which visa is appropriate for the visit.
Provide any information requested by the department.
Maintain communication with the departmental administrator to facilitate its request to sponsor you for a non-immigrant visa. ISSS can only work with the department administrator.
Receive and review documents and instructions from department, pertaining to the visa application.
Review ISSS website for pre-arrival information.
Receive the visa (if applicable).