Concerns during the COVID-19 Crisis

International Student and Scholar Services, like all Colorado State University, has moved to virtual operation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. During these changing and challenging environments, we want our international students to know we are here to continue to assist and support you in any way possible. We have heard from many of you regarding concerns you have ranging from mental health, family, physical health, finances, academics, housing, and immigration.

To provide assistance, the following is a list of resources you may consider to help address your concerns.

FAQs about Travel, Immigration, Applying for OPT

Email an ISSS advisor

Helpful Links

CSU COVID-19 Recovery page

Fall 2020 CSU website

Center for Disease Control and Prevention 

If you are feeling stressed or lonely, speaking with a counselor from the Health Network could provide needed and helpful support. To schedule a telephone appointment, please refer to their website above.

Online resources to deal with depression, anxiety, stress, sleep and resilience

Innovative digital tools to promote self- reflection, allowing students to be more proactive with their health and well-being

Questions concerning CSU health insurance coverage

Many have question concerning financial aid and student employment

Questions concerning CSU Housing and Dining

Resources for food supply through the Larimer County Food Bank & its locations


Resources for crisis situations, public assistance, community resources, and classroom absences through Student Case Management

Graduate students resources regarding policy changes, form submission, remote defense and scheduling, teaching and research resources, virtual chats and mentoring

Guidelines for Research

Library resources related to technology and online resources

Questions concerning class or university withdrawal, grades, and summer classes

Consult Student Affairs for a variety of campus resources for guidance and support with day-to-day needs

For legal assistance and questions concerning leases, contact Student Legal Services

If you experience any incidents of bias or harassment, use the Bias Reporting form