Carnegie Mellon University

Fall 2020 SEVP Guidance and Coronavirus/COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

Below are a series of FAQ COVID-19 pages dedicated to specific topics, such as employment. OIE continues to update these pages on a regular basis. 

Immigration regulations and policies are subject to change and may change rapidly without much advance notice.  Students should routinely review our FAQs, the university’s Coronavirus Information page, as well as read all university emails sent to their Andrew account.

Fall 2020 SEVP Guidance FAQs for Continuing Students

Updated August 11, 2020

Questions related to the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) Fall 2020 guidance for F-1 schools and continuing students. 

Fall 2020 SEVP Guidance FAQs for Newly Admitted F-1 Students

Updated August 11, 2020 

Questions related to the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) Fall 2020 guidance for F-1 schools and newly admitted students, including transfer students.

Employment Coronavirus/COVID-19 FAQs 

Updated July 22, 2020

Questions related to pre and post-graduation work opportunities, such as Curricular Practical Training (CPT), Optional Practical Training (OPT) and STEM OPT during the coronavirus pandemic. 

Study Abroad Coronavirus/COVID-19 FAQs 

Updated June 3, 2020

Questions related to Study Abroad amidst the coronavirus pandemic.