USCIS Furlough Averted, Increased Processing Times Expected

Aug. 26, 2020

The previously announced administrative furlough set to begin on August 30, 2020 at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has been averted . USCIS will avoid furloughs by decreasing the number of federal contactors utilized for support services. This decrease in support services will result in increased backlogs and wait...

F-1 Students: Fall 2020 Study Plan Reporting Form Due September 23, 2020

Aug. 26, 2020

In order to comply with federal guidance, please complete the Fall 2020 Study Plan Reporting Form and indicate whether you will be residing inside or outside the United State for the fall 2020 semester and pursuing a full course of study. Form Submission Deadline: September 23, 2020 For students continuing...

CU Online Course Delivery Restriction

Aug. 25, 2020

Due to current restrictions imposed by U.S. Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control, student located in the following countries may not be able to participate in online/distance education: Cuba, Iran, Sudan, North Korea, Syria, the Crimea Region of Ukraine Students who are a resident or may be a...

New Students, Apply for an International Student Mentor!

Aug. 25, 2020

Are you a new international student at CU? Do you have questions or are you looking for ways to connect with other students? Whether you were able to make it to campus, you are taking classes remotely from home, or you decided to defer your admission to spring 2021, you...

ISSS Drop Advising Hold- Fall 2020

Aug. 18, 2020

Immigration regulations require F-1 and J-1 students to be enrolled in a full-time course load each fall and spring semester in order to maintain nonimmigrant visa status. Full-time enrollment is only required in the summer if it is your first or last semester of enrollment. Full-Time Enrollment Requirements for F-1...

Welcome to Colorado!

Aug. 17, 2020

Colorado governor, Jared Polis , welcomes international students back to Colorado for the fall of 2020 and highlights the many contributions international students bring to our economy, workforce, institutions and communities. View Welcome Video

Fall 2020: U.S. Address Reporting Requirement

Aug. 11, 2020

Has your U.S. address recently changed? In order to maintain F-1 or J-1 visa status, the federal regulations require F-1 or J-1 student/scholars to report any address changes within 10 days of moving. The address you report should be the address where you are actually living even if the address...

Effective Immediately—New Zoom Links for ISSS Advising (General & Third-Party Sponsored Student Advising)

Aug. 10, 2020

Effective Tuesday, August 11, 2020, students and scholars must use the following Zoom links to access ISSS remote advising-- General ISSS Zoom Advising Third-Party Sponsored Student ISSS Zoom Advising (for students sponsored by Aramco Services, the Kuwait Cultural Office, Embassy of Oman, KGSP, SABIC, SACM, SCO, or Fulbright) If you...

Fall 2020: New ISSS Advising Hours

Aug. 10, 2020

In order to provide service to our students and scholars in varying time zones, ISSS general advising will be available in the early morning, during normal business hours and in the evening this fall. All times listed below are in the Mountain Time Zone . General Advising Hours Effective August...

Health Insurance Waivers and Attestation Forms

Aug. 7, 2020

Health and Wellness Services in conjunction with ISSS recognize that the COVID-19 pandemic has created a unique need for adjustments to the student health insurance requirement. Traditionally, all students are required to have health insurance while attending CU Boulder regardless of immigration status. It is still true for students who...