for Education Abroad & International Students
Q: I am planning to participate in a Spring 2021 or Summer 2021 UMW Approved Provider (non-Faculty-Led) study abroad program. How does this affect me?
Q. I was planning to participate in a study abroad program for a future term but am reconsidering. What do I do?
Q. Will Faculty-led programs be offered for the 2020-2021 Academic Year?
Q. I am an international UMW student on a J-1 or F-1 visa in the US or starting in Spring 2021. Is there anything I need to do?
Q. Does my international student insurance plan through iNext Insurance cover me should I contract the coronavirus?
Q. Will offices on campus, including CIE, remain open?
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(updated 1:50pm; 11/17/2020)
Dreaming about study abroad? Ready to increase your self-confidence and cross-cultural skills while enhancing your resume? CIE offers a wide variety of UMW Faculty-Led Programs and seven Exchange Programs. You can also intern, volunteer, conduct academic research, or choose from a host of UMW Approved Programs offered by both education abroad providers and international universities. UMW students can study abroad for a semester or academic year, over the summer, or during the spring and winter breaks to earn academic credits toward their graduation requirements. You can get there from here! We can help.
Welcome International Students and Visiting Language Coordinators & Instructors! CIE issues I-20s and DS-2019s to our F-1 and J-1 visa applicants, assists with pre-arrival preparations, and serves as your point of contact for any questions you may have. CIE is responsible for programming the International Arrival and Orientation services to assist you with practical matters about life in the U.S., employment eligibility, and maintaining your visa status. We also organize a variety of on and off-campus events that provide opportunities to experience American culture and facilitate cross-cultural experiences with the UMW students.
Get connected! Follow us on social media to see photos, updates, and stories from UMW students studying all over the world – and don’t forget to get pro tips from UMW Abroad veteran travelers on our Peer Advisor Blog.