Student Protection Policy

The United States Department of State, Office of Exchange Coordination and Designation, Compliance Unit serves as an information resource for clarification of, guidance regarding, and improvements to the Exchange Visitor Programs. The Rotary Youth Exchange program comes under the Exchange Visitor Program.

The Department of State recognizes that the Exchange Visitor Programs can be most successful if it is aware of the needs, interests and concerns of all parties involved in the Exchange Visitor Program. In order to improve communications among the Department of State, program sponsors, and program participants (including host families), the Department of State, Compliance Unit has established an email address by which sponsors, participants, and interested third parties may contact the Compliance Unit. The Compliance Unit may also be contacted by fax or mail.

Compliance Unit
Office of Exchange Coordination and Designation
Bureau of Educational and Cultural Exchanges
U.S. Department of State

301 4th Street, S.W., Room 734
Washington, D.C. 20547
Phone: 1-866-283-9090