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Dependent Arrival to Clarkson University

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Dependent Arrival

Dependents may arrive any time after the J-1 scholar enters the U.S. Upon arrival to Potsdam, NY – arrangements must be made with ISSS to complete the dependent ‘check-in’ process.

Dependent Check-In

All dependents must ‘check-in’ with ISSS to sign and make copies of various J-2 documents. Bring to ISSS the following –

  • J-2 DS-2019 for R/ARO signature
  • Passport/Visa
  • I-94 card and/or electronic I-94 page
  • J-2 Dependent Verification form
    • Note – Clarkson University is required to report J-2 dependent email addresses and any early departures in J-2 status. Please use the J-2 Dependent Verification form for any changes to either the contact information and/or to report an early departure from the U.S.

Dependent Orientation

All J-2 dependents will be provided orientation materials to assist them in settling into the Clarkson and Potsdam community.