The University applauds the news today that the policy to bar the majority of international students from taking online-only courses has been rescinded.
The University of Rochester is strongly urging changing these guidelines to give international students flexibility to participate in all types of class instruction.
The items below are intended to provide general guidance and context for important decisions the University’s international populations are facing at this time. For specific advising, please contact the University’s International Services Office (ISO) at email@example.com.
You may also contact your specific school for details around academic program modifications.
The ISO website offers the latest updates and answers to questions on the following topics:
In addition, the Office of Global Engagement suggests these web resources for any students traveling internationally back to their home country. These will help you know if there are restrictions on flight arrivals, mandatory quarantines upon return, or other travel details.
- Worldcue Trip Planning Tool (Net ID required): Members of the University can access updated, destination-specific intelligence information from our intelligence provider via the Worldcue Planning Tool.
- International Air Transport Association (IATA): IATA is the trade association for the world’s airlines. They built a webpage to provide access to COVID-19 measures taken by governments as reported to IATA.