Important International Travel Updates by US Department of State
The Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) Order requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination for non-U.S. citizens or non-U.S. immigrants travel to the United States is still in effect. For more information see Requirement for Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination for Air Passengers.
Check additional information about COVID-19 Vaccinations and Testing for International Travel on CDC websites and on the U.S. Department of State (USDOS) website:
- What you need to know for International Travelers from and to the United States
- Before you travel to the U.S.
- CDC Frequently Asked Questions
- USDOS Frequently Asked Questions
COVID-19 Vaccination Attestation/Exemption Requirements
To protect the health and safety of the Bellevue College campus community and the public, the College requires all faculty, staff, and scholars to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with an authorized vaccine unless an individual receives an authorized exemption. Review BC COVID-19 Resources and BC Vacinnation Attestation Information for more information.
After accepted to Bellevue College, all scholars must complete the vaccination attestation (confirmation).
What is J-1 Exchange Program?
J-1 Exchange Program is the Exchange Visitor Program sponsored and mandated by the US Department of State. The purpose of the J-1 exchange programs is to promote mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries by educational and cultural exchanges.
Bellevue College has been designated by the United States Department of State as an official Exchange Visitor Program sponsor. Bellevue College currently sponsors these categories:
- J-1 Exchange Students
- J-1 Exchange Visiting Scholars in these categories: Professor, Research Scholar, Short-term Scholar, and Specialist.
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Last Updated May 25, 2023