International Student & Scholars Services (ISSS) charges a fee for the processing of the DS-2019 and the immigration advising needs of all exchange visitors except J-1 Students applying for academic training. The fee may be paid either by the department or the J-1 Exchange Visitor, but payment must be processed through a JV. (Note: Fees cannot be charged to grants).
$280 - Initial DS-2019 for Research Scholars, Professors, Short-term Scholars, Specialists, Student Non-degrees, and Student Interns.
$205 - Extension of DS-2019.
NOTE: These fees do not include the candidate's own visa processing fee and/or SEVIS fee which are charged by the U.S. Embassy or Consulate in connection with obtaining a J-1 or F-1 visa.