Yes, but they must be here by add/drop date.
Depends on your academic program. Please consult with your school.
No. WashU will not require international students to quarantine upon arrival but students are asked to limit interactions with others outside of their family 14 days before they travel to the U.S.
Yes. If you are moving in on campus, you may only bring two family members with you.
If you are a continuing F-1 student, according to the SEVP Fall 2020 guidance, you may maintain your F-1 record if you are taking a full course load from outside the U.S. When you return for the Spring, you can continue on the same F-1 visa. Please see Fall 2020 ICE Guidance for F-1 Students.
No. One must only pay the health insurance fees if they plan to study the U.S. at any point during the Fall 2020 semester. The process of obtaining a waiver of this fee is still being determined.
This is only allowed if you are a continuing student or a transfer in student who has remained in the U.S. since March 9, 2020.
International juniors and seniors can request an exemption to allow them to be housed on-campus but there are limited spaces available.
No, unfortunately, studying at a partner institution abroad is not an optional that is available to WashU students.
Ideally, an incoming international student arrives by the reporting date on their I-20.
The latest any international student should arrive is by the add/drop date.
This is complicated. Please consult directly with your OISS Advisor.
Yes, international students will remain in legal status if the university moves fully online due to COVID-19.
New F-1 and J-1 students must take at least one in person class. Continuing F-1 and J-1 students can study fully online. Students on other visas are not affected by the most recent ICE and Department of State rules.
Yes, information about the modality of each course is being added to Course Listings in the coming weeks.
Please contact your OISS Advisor for more information.