VIMS enrolled in clinical electives are not considered full-time degree candidates at Alpert Medical School. 

Alpert Medical School cannot support a student visa for visiting students.

You are encouraged to visit the United States by obtaining a B-1 business visa. It is the responsibility of the student to obtain a visa which is necessary in order to enter the United States.

Citizens of countries which are part of the US Visa Waiver Program should check at and follow the instructions.  Students entering under a visa waiver may stay in the US for up to 3 months only.