International students information

Fredonia is implementing numerous initiatives to keep students safe. The most detailed information on those plans can be found here.

Move-in dates for international students are August 16 and 17. Additional information about airport arrival and international student orientation can be found here.

If you are planning to live off campus, you may enter the United States no earlier than 30 days prior to the program start date listed on your Form I-20.

 

Information on the requirements and guidelines for the fall 2021 semester will be emailed to you as soon as they become available. If you have additional questions about this, please contact the International Student Services Office at czelusta@fredonia.edu.

 

Information on the requirements and guidelines for the fall 2021 semester will be emailed to you as soon as they become available. If you have additional questions about this, please contact the International Student Services Office at czelusta@fredonia.edu.

 

It may be possible for you to take some online courses from your home country. Please contact your academic advisor to see if there are appropriate courses for you and your degree.  

Please keep in mind that online/remote course offerings are limited for the fall 2021 semester. Most courses will be offered in a face-to-face format.

If you are not planning to return to Fredonia for the fall semester, please contact and update the International Student Services Office at czelusta@fredonia.edu.

Departments have been surveyed in order to determine minimum specifications for equipment, such as computers, video cameras, etc. The recommendations can be found in the "Answers" database.

It may be possible for you to take some online courses from your home country. Please contact your academic advisor to see if there are appropriate courses for you and your degree.  

Please keep in mind that online/remote course offerings are limited for the fall 2021 semester. Most courses will be offered in a face-to-face format.

If you are unable to return to Fredonia for the fall semester, please contact and update the International Student Services Office at czelusta@fredonia.edu.

As long as you maintain your full-time course load in the fall, your Form I-20 will remain active. If your I-20 and visa are both active, you should be able to enter the US for future semesters, provided that there are no travel restrictions barring you from entry.

Please keep in mind that online/remote course offerings are limited for the fall 2021 semester. Most courses will be offered in a face-to-face format. If you cannot maintain a full-time course load, you may be required to obtain a new Form I-20 for future semesters.

If you do not plan to return to Fredonia for the fall semester, please contact and update the International Student Services Office at czelusta@fredonia.edu.

We will be able to keep your Forms I-20 active even with a switch to fully online coursework.

Please stop by the International Student Services Office or make a request by email (czelusta@fredonia.edu) and we will send you an updated I-20 digitally.

Please visit this website for the most up-to-date information. Please note that some individuals travelling from a country with a travel restriction will still be able to enter the United States and are exempted from previously issued travel restrictions. More information on this exemption and which countries it applied to can be found here. If you have additional questions about this, please contact the International Student Services Office at czelusta@fredonia.edu.

Updated information from SEVP (Student and Exchange Visitor Program) provides the needed flexibility for international students in the US to stay and continue their programs even if they are online. Students outside the US can also continue their studies online and retain their active status. The Office of International Student Services and the ESL & International Pathway Program will continue communications with students to answer questions and offer advice.

Again, please note that online/remote course offerings are limited for the fall 2021 semester. Most courses will be offered in a face-to-face format.

You can find updates directly from ICE, which oversees the Student and Exchange Visitor Program and their guidance for COVID-19 here.

 

Yes, IPP students will follow the same guidance for the Fall semester. Students in the US will attend in-person classes on campus. Students outside the US may attend remotely. Additional questions can be sent to pathway@fredonia.edu.