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Spring 2023 Student Reminders

January 12th, 2023 in Featured.

Please review the information below for important reminders about maintaining status for new students and continuing F and J students. Please read our updated summaries of F-1 student and J-1 student regulations to learn more! Update Your Addresses in the Student Link It is critical that you understand the different addresses on... More

Winter Travel Reminders

December 28th, 2022 in Featured.

Are you planning to travel internationally during the upcoming winter break? Please refer to our current Travel Advisory carefully to ensure you are fully prepared to travel and to return to the United States for spring 2023 semester. Check your Documents Do you have a valid F-1 or J-1 visa for... More

Spring 2023 Workshops

December 21st, 2022 in Featured.

Please find our virtual immigration workshop series below. Join us at one of our scheduled workshops to learn about maintaining status and employment benefits as an F-1 student and ask questions. In addition, do access one of our on-demand workshops available on our website about OPT or on-campus student employment. Spring 2023... More

Fall 2022 Student Reminders

August 17th, 2022 in Uncategorized.

Please review the information below for important reminders about maintaining status for new students and continuing F and J students. Please read our updated summaries of F-1 student and J-1 student regulations to learn more! Update your addresses in the Student Link It is critical that you understand the different addresses on the Student... More

Summer and Fall 2022 Workshops

July 6th, 2022 in Uncategorized.

Please find our virtual immigration workshop series below. Join us at one of our scheduled workshops to learn about maintaining status and employment benefits as an F-1 student and ask questions. In addition, do access one of our on-demand workshops available on our website about OPT or on-campus student employment. Summer... More

COVID Test Eliminated for Entry to the US – WHO Approved COVID Vaccination Still Required

June 12th, 2022 in Featured.

The US Department of State announced that the Center for Disease Control lifted the requirement for proof of a negative COVID test to enter the US effective June 12, 2022. However, proof of vaccination for non-citizen nonimmigrants to travel to the United States remains in effect. For more information see... More

Reminders for F-1 Students Graduating in Summer

June 8th, 2022 in Featured.

As you near the end of your program, it is important for you to read the information below so you can understand your how program completion impacts your F-1 student status. The end date on your I-20 is initially determined by the average length of your program but often changes during... More

Spring 2022 Student Reminders

January 5th, 2022 in Uncategorized.

Please review the reminders below as they contain important reminders about maintaining status for new student and continuing F and J students. Boston University is required to confirm your enrollment to the Department of Homeland Security through the Student Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) at the start of each semester. More

Latest country specific COVID travel bans revoked. Vaccination & testing requirements remain.

December 28th, 2021 in Featured.

On December 28, 2021, President Biden revoked nonimmigrant travel restrictions to the US through or from the Republic of Botswana, the Kingdom of Eswatini, the Kingdom of Lesotho, the Republic of Malawi, the Republic of Mozambique, the Republic of Namibia, the Republic of South Africa, and the Republic of Zimbabwe... More

Proof of Full COVID Vaccination Required to Enter the US

October 25th, 2021 in Featured.

On October 25, 2021, President Biden issued A Proclamation on Advancing the Safe Resumption of Global Travel During the COVID-19 Pandemic which changes COVID-related travel restrictions for nonimmigrants entering the US. Effective 12:01am EST on November 8, 2021, the geographic travel ban restrictions will be replaced with a requirement for... More