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    Reminder About Online Course Limits for International Students

    International Student Limitations on Online Coursework Enrollment and Other Full-time Enrollment Reminders

    How to File Your 2021 Taxes as an F-1 or J-1 International Student

    Click here for more information about filing your taxes in the U.S. as well as information on how to access Sprintax.

    Helpful Tips for Entering the U.S. During COVID

    Click here for an abbreviated list of information and resources for nonimmigrant students who will be entering the U.S. while COVID-era travel requirements are in place

    Update Regarding Entry to the U.S.

    Learn about new vaccine requirements for entering the U.S.

    Information About COVID-19 Requirements for Incoming International Students

    Learn more about COVID-19 requirements for incoming international students.

    SEVIS Maintenance Fee for OPT and Academic Training Students

    Learn about the SEVIS Maintenance Fee that went into effect in July 2021

    Important Enrollment & COVID Information for the 2021 - 2022 Academic Year

    Read this article for all enrollment and COVID-related details on the upcoming academic year for F-1 and J-1 international students.

    USCIS Announcement: OPT Applications Can Be Filed Online

    UofSC Announces Fall Campus Return Plan

    How to File Your 2020 Taxes as an F-1 or J-1 International Student

    How to Apply for OPT

    New COVID-19 Testing Requirements for Air Travel to the U.S.

    Spring 2021 FAQs

    Learn about how to stay compliant with F1 and J-1 immigration regulations for the Spring 2021 semester.

    Proposed Regulation on the Change of Admission Period for F and J Students

    More information about the proposed rule

    Changes to the Optional Practical Training Application Process

    Read this article to learn more about changes to OPT.

    Changes to ISS Office Services

    14 Day Quarantine No Longer Required for International Travelers

    Fall 2020 SEVP Guidance for Continuing Students

    Information on the Presidential Proclamation suspending entry of certain Chinese graduate students and visiting scholars

    Frequently Asked Questions on Taxes and Refunds:

    In-person instruction to resume this fall

    President Caslen announced that face-to-face classes will resume in Fall 2020.

    At Home Activities for this Stay-At-Home Season

    Resources for families, art lovers, and healthy living

    Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQs for International Students

    COVID-19 FAQs for international students

    How to File Your 2019 Taxes as an F-1 or J-1 International Student

    Winter Break Information

    Information for Winter Break


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