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International Students

See updates and support services available specifically for our international student community.

International Services Office (ISO)

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 questions@iso.rochester.edu.

You may also contact your specific school for details around academic program modifications.

The ISO website offers the latest updates and answers to frequently asked questions about immigration, including maintaining status, academics and online study, employment, travel, and visas.

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.

Latest updates

Health and Safety
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March 1, 2021 | 09:10 am

Update on fall and summer 2021 international travel for students

The University has decided to cancel all University-related student travel abroad for summer 2021. This includes Education Abroad programs within all University schools.

topics: Academics, All Students, Fall 2021, March 2021, Summer 2021, Travel,
Faculty and Staff
Featured
February 9, 2021 | 09:20 am

Urgent Message from UHS Director Dr. Ralph Manchester

COVID-19 cases continue to grow rapidly among our undergraduate student population. The UHS Director details steps you can take to help prevent a "pause".

topics: Academics, All Students, Dining, February 2021, Health Monitoring, Human Resources, PPE, Spring 2021,
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