Columbia University, continuing its tradition as a preeminent world center of learning, hosts nearly 13,000 international students, faculty, researchers and visiting scholars from over 150 countries plus family members who accompany them.
On October 8, 2017, the United States government suspended all non-immigrant visa services at all U.S. diplomatic facilities in Turkey. The Turkish government responded in kind and suspended all visa services for American citizens at its consulates and embassy in the United States. Read more...
The International Students and Scholars Office Director David Austell sent this message to nationals of Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela, and Yemen to provide information on the Presidential Proclamation of September 24th. (Click on title to open)
A Presidential Proclamation that affects travel into the U.S. by some citizens of eight countries was issued on September 24, 2017. The new rules vary by country. Editor's note: On October 17th, the U.S. District Court of Hawaii issued a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) that blocks enforcement of the Proclamation’s bar on six of the eight countries. Learn more.