EVP Resource Center

December 11, 2018

Last updated October 27th, 2021


Preparing to live and work in a foreign country can be overwhelming. As your sponsor, the FACC-NY is here to provide continued support throughout your program. If your question is not answered here, please email us at coordinator@faccnyc.org.

Preparing for Life in the U.S.


Post-arrival Resources

  • Refer to the Fulbright-Hays Act for more information about the purpose of the J-1 visa


Changes to your J-1 Exchange Visitor Program

Please note that all program changes must be reported to the FACC-NY in a timely manner, in accordance with Department of State regulations.

Failure to report program changes may result in the termination of your J-1 visa status.

The FACC-NY must be informed of any of the following changes or issues:

  • Contact information updates
  • International travel plans
  • Lost or stolen J-1 visa or DS-2019
  • Site of Activity change
  • Supervisor change
  • Changes to program dates
  • Incidents or problems (personal or training related)

Program changes or issues can be reported using our Online Reporting Form or by emailing coordinator@faccnyc.org 


If your Exchange Visitor Program dates change, please reference the below checklists for the appropriate procedures to follow:

*Please note that only exchange visitors who have not reached their maximum program duration (18 months for trainees and 12 months for interns), may request a program extension. To confirm your eligibility for an extension please contact coordinator@faccnyc.org 

*If you are ending your J-1 mission early, please contact the FACC-NY before your original program end date.


Program Evaluations

All exchange visitors and their supervisors are required to submit midpoint and final evaluations to the FACC-NY, in accordance with Department of State regulations.

These Program Evaluation can be submitted electronically - the FACC-NY will send reminders via email  before the evaluations are due.