Faculty – Extending the Visit

Visiting Graduate Researcher or Visiting Scholar

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1. Basic Details

Extended dates of visitation:
Note: The maximum total length of stay for Visiting Scholars is 5 years.

2. Salary

3. Mandatory Fees
  • BruinCard - $7.50
  • Visa Processing: $340 + $40 per dependent (per year of appointment)
    Note: VGRs pay this fee, but the department pays for Visiting Scholars

VGR campus fees are listed here.


What Happens Next?

Visiting Scholar

  1. CEE SAO contacts the visitor to request necessary materials to create Visiting Scholar and DS-2019 extension applications. Faculty may also provide visitor with the Visiting Scholars – Initiating the Visitor Process link. (time varies)
  2. CEE SAO creates Visiting Scholar and DS-2019 extension applications. (1 week)
  3. CEE SAO obtains faculty and department chair signatures on all documents. (time varies)
  4. Visiting Scholar extension application sent to the HSSEAS Dean’s Office for Approval. (1-2 weeks)
  5. If approved, CEE SAO sends DS-2019 extension application to the Dashew Center. (10 business days)
  6. Visitor notified that the new DS-2019 is available for pick-up at the Dashew Center. (1 week)

Visiting Graduate Researcher (VGR)

  1. CEE SAO contacts the visitor to request necessary materials to create VGR and DS-2019 extension applications. Faculty may also provide the visitor with the Visiting Graduate Researchers – Initiating the Visitor Process link. (time varies)
  2. CEE SAO creates VGR and DS-2019 extension applications. (1 week)
  3. Faculty Advisor and Department Chair electronically sign VGR application and physically sign DS-2019 application. (time varies)
  4. VGR extension application sent to the UCLA Graduate Division for Approval. (1-2 weeks)
  5. If approved, CEE SAO sends DS-2019 application to the Dashew Center. (10 business days)
  6. Visitor notified when DS-2019 is available for pick-up at the Dashew Center. (1 week)

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