Summer Undergraduate Research Mentored Experience

English Proficiency Verification Information

Documented scores must be submitted at the time of application.

Recent changes to the U.S. Department of State regulations for J-1 Exchange Visitors [22 CFR 62.11(a)(2)] require that program sponsors verify that a prospective J-1 Exchange Visitor’s English proficiency is sufficient to participate in his or her program and to function on a day-to-day-basis as determined by an objective measurement of English language proficiency.

The UTEP SURME Program will accept any of the following to satisfy the English Proficiency verification:


Program Coordinator

Joseph Ramos - SURME Program Coordinator

Joseph "Joe" Ramos

Campus Office of Undergraduate Research Initiatives

(915) 747-6210