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Recent Updates & FAQ

The staff in International Student Services knows that our students have many questions about the rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. On this page you will find answers to common questions as well as other resources to help you.

Change in Quarantine Rules After International Travel

Guidance for Online Study Limits/Flexibility


Frequently Asked Questions


Recent Guidance from ICE (Immigration)


ISS Email Updates

  • July 15, 2020 July 6 ICE directive rescinded, July 10 Fall 2020 FAQ rescinded
  • July 10, 2020 Required F-1 Student Fall 2020 Update (NOTE: The email is from International Student Services <>)
  • July 8, 2020 President Munson's response to July 6 ICE directive
  • July 7, 2020 Fall 2020 enrollment guidelines from the Student Exchange Visitor Program
  • June 26, 2020 Portal compliance (OPT and STEM OPT ), Presidential Proclamation on work visas, visa revocations
  • June 17, 2020 FAQ for fall arrivals, orientation, housing & check-in
  • May 26, 2020 Tax Webinars, OPT processing, ISS response times & mail, and virtual walk-ins
  • May 3, 2020  Tax returns, updating your address, stimulus payments, OPT processing and contacting ISS
  • April 17, 2020 Virtual Connections with CaPS, Stimulus Checks, Message for Students from India (from Indian Embassy)
  • April 10, 2020 Lost Employment
  • March 23, 2020 New Processes in International Student Services
  • March 16, 2020 International Student FAQ


RIT Resources

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