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ISSS Emergency Financial Grants for Fall 2020

Sept. 15, 2020

ISSS and El Mallakh Emergency Grant Applications are now being accepted for the Fall 2020 semester. Every fall and spring semester, ISSS administers grants for international students on F-1 and J-1 visas with unexpected financial difficulty or emergencies beyond the student’s control. Grants vary according to available funds and demonstrated...

Are You an International Student in F-1 Status Completing Your Academic Program Fall 2020? Here are some important reminders.

Sept. 14, 2020

Let ISSS Know! If you are graduating this semester: Email ISSS as soon as possible to let us know you intend to graduate. If you plan to defend your dissertation or thesis prior to the start of the Spring 2021 term: Email ISSS as soon as possible so that ISSS...

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Sko Together Dinners--Thursday Evenings throughout the Fall Semester

Sept. 10, 2020

With the limitations of social distancing, how can we continue to create personal connections within our CU community? Welcome to Sko Together Dinners, a safe and inclusive virtual space where undergraduate students can develop meaningful connections in small group settings through the online video chatting platform of Zoom. Skip over...

Apply to Become a CU Student Ambassador!

Sept. 1, 2020

Student Ambassadors is a volunteer, student run organization that works closely with the Office of Admissions to serve prospective students and their families. Student Ambassadors provide campus tours and supports other campus programs to help foster a strong campus community. Student Ambassadors: Represent CU Build leadership skills Gain public speaking...

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. ISSS Drop Advising Hold Each...

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