Visiting Scholar Forms

Application Forms and Pre-Arrival Information

Departments and prospective visiting scholars should each fill out this portion of the Scholar Application. Both parts should be given to Global Engagement before a DS-2019 will be produced.

Departmental Forms

Department Checklist for Visiting Scholars

This checklist provides an overview of the needs new visiting scholars experience on arrival and describes the involvement of the inviting department, Global Engagement, and other offices on campus in preparing for the scholar's arrival. Departments should follow this checklist once their visiting scholar has been approved. 

Visiting Scholar Mid-Term Evaluation

UNCP is required to show that scholars are making adequate progress on their research programs. This form should be filled out by the inviting department at the mid-point of the scholar's program.

Visiting Scholar Final Presentation Evaluation

In the spirit of cultural and academic exchange, scholars should share their research with UNCP colleagues before they depart. This evaluation should be filled out by the inviting department at the time of the scholar's final presentation.

Maintaining Your Status

Change of Address (COA)

As an F-1 or J-1 (student or scholar) you are required to update your physical and mailing address with Office of Global Engagement (OGE) within 10 days of the change. OGE will update your address with SEVIS accordingly.

Emergency Contact Form

Use this form to update your emergency contact information. Please keep this information up-to-date throughout your program.

Insurance Request Form

New scholars should use this form to request their Health Insurance when they arrive.

Insurance Request Form

Program Completion

Departure Form (Google Forms)

Please complete this form to indicate your final departure from the U.S. 

Exit Survey

We would love to get your thoughts on your experience here. Your input will be kept confidential and only anonymously shared with departments as needed. 


Travel Endorsement Request

This form is used to obtain a travel signature from OGE before leaving the United States. A travel signature demonstrates that you are in good standing to return to the U.S. after a university holiday or vacation period. 

International Services

Letter Requests

DMV Letter Request

If you will apply for a NC state ID card or a NC driver’s license you will need to provide a letter noting your mailing and physical address. Complete this form and provide it to IP so that the letter can be generated for use. 

Bank Letter Request

If you will set up a bank account with a U.S. banking institution you will need to provide a letter noting your mailing and physical address. Complete this form and provide it to OGE so that the letter can be generated.


Payments should be made in the Bursar's Office in Lumbee Hall.

Print the Global Engagement Event Payment Slip, fill it out, and take it with you so that the payment will be credited to your account. Payments will not be accepted without a printed slip.

(This Payment Slip may also be used for OGE services such as bedding, TOEFL tests, etc.)


Airport Shuttle Reservation (For Future Scholars)

Transportation to Raleigh (RDU) UNCP is scheduled for the beginning and ending of each semester. Scholars may request rides during regularly scheduled times. This form must be completed and submitted prior to drop-off/pick-up.

Current Scholars should sign-up for the Airport Shuttle on Brave Connect.

Student Complaints

We value your feedback and would like to give you a chance to express any complaints you have. Please fill out the form below and email it to or bring it to the OGE Office. We will respond to all complaints promptly and fairly.