We understand you may have questions about how the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, may impact your future study abroad plans. As the situation continues to evolve, this page aims to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about the effect COVID-19 will have on studying abroad at Brandeis. This page will be updated as facts on the ground change, so please keep in mind that rapidly changing information may result in modifications to the answers provided here.
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This page was last updated on August 12 at 9:30 AM.
Fall 2020 Study Abroad (including the Fall Term of AY 2020-2021 Abroad)
What is the status of fall 2020 study abroad?
Can I defer my study abroad plans?
Will you also notify my program that I will not be studying abroad this fall?
Does the fall study abroad prohibition include domestic programs in the US?
My study abroad program is offering online courses instead of in-person programming. Can I participate and receive credit?
How do I secure on-campus housing for fall 2020?
How do I register for Brandeis courses in fall 2020?
I am an international student currently outside the United States and planning to study abroad in another country this fall. Can I still study abroad?
I am a senior who planned to study abroad for Fall 2020. Can I defer study abroad to Spring 2021, even if it is my final semester?
What about my major/minor requirements?
As an IGS major I am intending to use study abroad to fulfill my international experience requirement. What should I do now?
Students Applying for Spring 2021 Abroad
NEW: Will it still be possible to study abroad in Spring 2021?
NEW: What if I don’t know right now if I want to study abroad?
NEW: Am I allowed to defer my study abroad to fall 2021?
NEW: I’ve already decided that I do not want to study abroad in the spring. What do I do?
NEW: If I’m still hoping to study abroad this spring, what are my next steps?