Services for International Employees & Scholars

User Manuals

You can download pdf files with detailed instructions on how to process the various Department Services in iHawk.

J-1 Application

download user manual (pdf)

International Programs has transitioned to using online submission of e-forms to process J-1 scholar requests.  Your first step should be to request access to iHawk.  Once you have direct access you will be able to submit requests to International Programs in iHawk.  You will be able to manage and track individual cases in iHawk.

J-1 Extension

Department Users must begin the J-1 extension process in iHawk. You can review conditions that have to be met to before any extension can be approved.  There is no user manual for the J-1 Extension process because it is very simple and straight forward.  If you have problems navigating iHawk please contact an advisor in International Programs.

H-1B Applications

Please continue to use the fill-able pdf files to submit an H-1B application request to International Programs.

International Calendar

One of the first 12 intensive English programs in the United States
Each semester year, the AEC enrolls about 250 students representing more than 35 countries on six continents.
Start working on your degree now! You can take university classes for credit at the same time you are taking English classes.
Earn university credits now! You can use 9 AEC credits as elective credits toward your KU degree in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Business, and Architecture.
Fulfill a university requirement! Completion of your English proficiency requirements means you have finished your foreign language requirement at the University of Kansas.
We have computers just for you! The AEC has its own computer lab that AEC students can use for free.
We have tutoring just for you! The AEC has an Academic Resource Center where AEC students can get free tutoring from AEC teachers.
We have Conversation Groups just for you! You can practice your English language conversation skills at our AEC Conversation Groups.
Need help? Have a question? The AEC has a team of cross-cultural advisors ready to answer your questions and help you with any problem you are facing.
We are experts at what we do! AEC faculty and administrators have a total of 701 years in International Education.