All non-immigrant visa holders who are in the United States are subject to frequently changing Department of State and United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) regulations. These regulations can be complex and challenging at times. The DGSOM Visa and Licensing Office provides advice about these regulations to foreign nationals, faculty, and staff. There are also School of Medicine policies that may further restrict visa options. It is important to contact DGSOM Visa and Licensing Office when situation arise which involves visa status. Each individual has a unique set of circumstances, and our Office is designed to evaluate each case individually.