ISSS hopes that your first month of this fall semester is going well. Check out our September Newsletter for most recent information and activities that you might be interested in.
Our first ISSS Newsletter for the fall semester of 2020 is now available. Please take a few minutes to check it out here for important information and updates. We wish you a wonderful fall semester, Panthers!
Q: If I am a new student planning to enter the U.S. to attend Georgia State University for Fall 2020, can I enroll in online-only courses and travel to the U.S.?
A: Based on the latest SEVP guidance, new students planning to enroll in online-only courses should remain outside the U.S.
Students should… more »
We recently received updated federal guidance regarding Fall 2020 enrollment guidelines for F-1 international students. International Student and Scholar Services will continue to closely review information and timely update you.
Thank you for your patience while we awaited additional information on the impact the guidance for our F1 student population. This is our understanding of… more »
We have heard the good news! We will communicate with you when SEVP publishes official guidance.
Dear International Students and Scholars at GSU Atlanta and PC campuses,
As you may have noticed, the University System of Georgia (USG) Student Health Insurance Program (SHIP) has made changes to the annual rate and waiver standards for the upcoming Academic Year 2020-2021. These changes also apply to our international students and scholars. As… more »
We recently received updated federal guidance regarding Fall 2020 enrollment guidelines for F-1 international students. International Student and Scholar Services is closely reviewing this information and will send specific steps for you in the coming days. Please note that we are coordinating with many partners so that we can provide you the most comprehensive guidance… more »
There are many uncertainties facing all of us across the globe as a result of COVID-19. Our International Student Orientation for the upcoming Fall 2020 semester is no exception.
As of the time of this update, we are unsure what will definitively happen, but it is very likely that our International Student Orientation for… more »
On June 22, 2020, the U.S. President signed a proclamation introducing and extending suspension of some non-immigrant and immigrant visa processing at U.S. Embassies and Consulates until December 31. The suspension of certain Non-immigrant J, H, & L Visas begins on June 24, 2020 and lasts until December 31, 2020.
This is a ban on… more »
GSU’s Dean of Students office would like for us to inform you of a GSU-specific funding available to those students.
We strongly encourage you to seek immediate emergency assistance through the GSU Office of the Dean of Students: https://deanofstudents.gsu.edu/student-assistance/emergency-assistance/ You can do this immediately and they will respond to you very soon.
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