New Students – COVID FAQ

New Students

New students include students coming from abroad or who have changed to F-1 status for the first time in Fall 2021. All students who are transferring or changing levels should refer to the ICE Guidance Regarding Fall 2020 which has been extended through the 2021-22 academic year. Responses to a list of frequently asked questions are located below the video.


We know that many students have questions about policies and expectations related to COVID-19 vaccination and testing so OIS staff sat down with Dr. Julie Casani, Director and Medical Director of Student Health Services, to answer some of the most frequently asked questions from new students.