Incoming Students

We are so excited to welcome you into the Brandeis community. We are also mindful of the global challenge of the coronavirus. The most up-to-date information relating to Brandeis' COVID response and plans can be found on the COVID-19 Response: What's Now, What's Next page.

We understand that some of you may not be able to get a visa appointment due to COVID-19. As the situation develops, the ISSO will continue to update our COVID-19 FAQs for Brandeis International Students page to share more information. We also encourage you to check the websites of U.S. Embassies, Consulates, and Diplomatic Missions for updates.

The ISSO is pleased that you have decided to join the Brandeis community! 

To help answer some of your questions about being an international student at Brandeis, the ISSO has prepared the following information.

New Student Orientation

The information provided by the ISSO pertains only to international students at Brandeis University, as it reflects both immigration regulation and university policy.

This information is not meant as a guide for international students at other institutions.

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Brandeis Welcomes the World