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Fall 2020 semester

As we prepare for the Fall 2020 semester please check the following sites frequently. As we get answers from government agencies about border closures, visa services, and how COVID-19 will impact class enrollment we will update the following pages.

I am a new admitted student starting Fall 2020

I am a KU student with questions about Fall 2020

I have general questions for ISS about COVID-19

KU Protect: Learn about KU's response to COVID-19 (updated frequently)

Important Updates from ISS

KU International Affairs Town Hall session
July 16, 2020


Virtual Appointments Only

Because of COVID-19 all advising will be done by phone or video conference. There will be no in-person advising until further notice. All international students, staff, and visiting scholars should email with specific questions or call 785-864-3617 to setup a virtual appointment.


Event Calendar Spotlight

ISS Instagram Takeover

Each week we'll be handing our Instagram account over to YOU to post pictures that show us your experiences and perspective. If you would like to "host" the ISS Instagram account in the coming weeks email ISS programs at Check out the ISS Instagram at

Show & Tell

Show us your country and tell us about your culture! You're invited to make a video on your phone about anything you'd like to share with us. Sign up at

  • Perform a song or dance 
  • Teach us how to make a special dish, or show us how to make a unique craft.
  • Share some beautiful photos of your country and tell us about them
  • Teach us how to say a few sentences in your native language

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