Dear Members of the Yale Community,
On Monday, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that international students who are taking only online courses will not be granted visas to enter or be permitted to remain in the United States in the coming fall semester. Under the policy, international students may obtain visas for hybrid programs that combine in-person and online instruction. As Provost Scott Strobel and I announced last week, Yale is offering hybrid programs in fall 2020. Although it is not yet clear how this policy will apply to every program or individual students, we will do all we can to ensure our international students can continue their education at Yale uninterrupted.
I am working with Yale experts and colleagues at peer institutions to