Announcements & Immigration Alerts
|Important updates to Marymount ISSS services||05/01/2023||
Effective May 1, 2023, ISSS will have the following important updates to our services:
As always, you can find the answers to many of your questions on the ISSS website, which now features a search feature for your convenience! For best results, start by searching the ISSS website for your questions.
|Fall 2023 Enrollment and your F-1 status||3/21/2023||Announcement, with Fall 2023 enrollment opening soon, ISSS would like to provide you a few reminders to help you register for classes and maintain your F-1 status!
|Proof of Negative COVID Test for China, Hong Kong, Macau||1/5/2023||CDC has announced that it will implement a requirement for a negative COVID-19 test or documentation of recovery for air passengers boarding flights to the United States originating from China, Hong Kong, and Macau.
If you have a Chinese passport, you may be requested to present a negative COVID-19 test or documented proof of recovery.
This requirement goes into affect starting January 5th, 2023. For more information, please visit the CDC website.
|ISSS will be Remote for Summer 2022||6/28/2022||Due to construction in Rowley, ISSS will be moving to fully remote services starting July 1, 2022.
At this time, we do not know the end date of this situation, but will update our students as soon as we have more information.
ISSS will continue to offer Virtual Walk In Hours on Tuesdays from 9:30 am to 11:30 am EST and Thursdays from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST.
You can also schedule a virtual appointment to meet with an ISSS Advisor.
Always feel free to send ISSS an email at email@example.com.
If you have an urgent situation that requires in-person services, ISSS will have an on-campus presence on Mondays and Wednesdays between 10:00 am and 3:00 pm EST in Rowley 1004G.
|Fall 2022 Registration and your Immigration Record||4/26/2022||
The current F-1 guidance has been extended and remains in effect for the 2022/2023 Academic year.
If you are currently in the U.S., ISSS recommends that you always register for as many hybrid or face-to-face (F2F) classes as you can, especially if your F-1 status began in Fall 2020 or after.
Fall 2022 and Online Classes
If you have not yet registered and you intend to enroll at Marymount University for the Fall 2022 semester, please follow these guidelines to enroll in classes:
If your current SEVIS record was active on or before March 9, 2020, you may enroll in a fully online course load.
If your current SEVIS record was active after March 9, 2020, you must enroll in at least one hybrid or fully face-to-face course.
Full Course of Study
Remember you are also required to register for a full course of study:
For Graduate students: 9 credits or more
For Undergraduate students: 12 credits or more
If you will be unable to register for a full course of study, make sure you receive the appropriate approval from ISSS. You are not permitted to stay in the US on an F-1 visa unless you are either enrolled full time, or have one of the appropriate approvals: