COVID-19 F-1 Visa Resources
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, IVC will be offering classes
on-line for spring 2021
Contacting the International Student
You are not alone!
All staff at the International Student Program are working remotely to assist our current and prospective students during the COVID-19 crisis. We are here to help!
Contacting the International Student Program:
The International Student Program (ISP) remains committed to assisting our international students in the US and overseas during the COVID-19 pandemic! You are not alone! Please review the information below to learn how to contact our office:
- Email our office at firstname.lastname@example.org Emails will be responded to on the next business day. Please be sure to leave your full name and student ID in your email.
- Call our office at 001-949-451-5414 to speak with an ISP staff member Monday - Thursday 9:00am – 5:00pm and Fridays 9:00am - 4:30pm PST.
- Visit the Appointment Scheduling Lobby and Virtual Drop-In times to meet with ISP staff virtually:
For emergencies or after hour emergencies,
please call 949-451-5693.
FAQs to Assist International Students During COVID-19:
(FAQs will be updated as events change):
International Student Program Contact Information:
Virtual Appointments & Drop-Ins:
Health Insurance Enrollment & Waiver Information for Spring 2021:
Please visit Health Insurance for information about IVC health insurance requirements for spring 2021 enrollment and the Health Insurance Exemption requirements for students who are outside of the United States.
Immigration & Travel Information:
F-1 Visa COVID-19 Enrollment Requirements & Travel Information:
CDC Federal Register Notice: Requirement for Proof of Negative COVID-19 Test or Documentation of Recovery from COVID-19 Required for All Passengers Traveling to the US From Overseas:
Effective January 26, 2021:
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) will require all travelers to the
US from overseas destinations show proof of a negative COVID-19 test or
documentation showing recovery from COVID-19.
Detailed information including, specific type of COVID-19 test and timing requirements can be found at the CDC Federal Register Notice
under the "FAQ" document.
How Do I Transfer My SEVIS Record?:
Health Insurance & Wellness Information:
Health Insurance and COVID-19:
IVC Health & Wellness Center Health Care Videos:
Upcoming Zoom Workshops for Students:
For a list of upcoming workshops related to a variety of subjects
including health care, academic, immigration and FUN,
ISP Video Messages:
Please check back frequently as we will continue
to add important information to help you as an
IVC international student!