Are you ready to start school for international students in the United States?
China Overseas Chinese Network, August 25th. Question: Are you ready to start school for international students in the United States?
August is the peak season for Chinese students to study in the United States.
However, the delta variant virus has continued to spread in the United States recently. According to data from Johns Hopkins University in the United States, the number of new cases in a single day in the United States has exceeded 100,000 in recent days, which is a high level in the past six months.
The epidemic + the start of school has made it more difficult for Chinese students to go to the United States…
Recently, a long queue of one thousand meters at the airport for international students in the United States has a fare of 100,000 yuan The hot search of reproduce# also attracted the attention of netizens.
According to China Business News, when applying for a boarding pass to study in the U.S., in addition to showing a ticket itinerary and a passport visa, a nucleic acid test report in Chinese, a nucleic acid test report in English, a U.S. address and Contact information form, as well as inbound and outbound travel medical examination reports, health declarations, proof of school start time, etc. In addition, most students check in more than two pieces of luggage, plus they must maintain a certain distance in line during the epidemic. This resulted in the situation of the above-mentioned long check-in queue of kilometers.
In order to solve this problem, airlines have also introduced some temporary countermeasures, including the use of queuing and check-in methods, and encouraging online check-in in advance.
What should I pay attention to when going to the United States to start school? How to isolate after arriving in the United States? What do you need to prepare before you travel? With regard to these questions, Xiaoqiao will gather together and answer them one by one for you.
According to the official information released by the USCIS website, at present, if the school is scheduled to open after August 1, 2021, if the school is scheduled to open after August 1, 2021, then these Students can fly directly into the United States with a valid visa within 30 days before the start of school, and do not need to be isolated in a third country for 14 days before going to the United States.
- 72 before departure The report of negative nucleic acid test within hours in both Chinese and English;
Paper version of school-related documents, such as: original I-20 form, school admission notice, school start date announced on the school’s official website, in the student system Announced course schedules, tuition remittance slips or certificates, etc.;
International travel health check certificate issued by the General Administration of Customs of China;
Entry and exit from China International certificate of vaccination or preventive measures issued by quarantine;
Remember not to lose the original passport.
In terms of entry isolation, air passengers entering the United States must provide the airline with a negative nucleic acid test within 3 days before flight departure.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that people who have been fully vaccinated should undergo nucleic acid testing within 3 to 5 days after arriving in the United States. Those who have not been vaccinated need to self-quarantine for 7 days after arrival and undergo nucleic acid testing within 3 to 5 days; if the test is negative, complete the 7-day quarantine period; if the test is positive, self-quarantine is required for protection Others are healthy.
Due to the different epidemic prevention policies of various states in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the United States gives guidance recommendations. The specific entry quarantine and nucleic acid test time also require international students to comply with the relevant policies and arrangements of the state where the school is located. .
You can keep in touch with the school, check your school mailbox from time to time, and pay attention to the local epidemic situation.
Of course, many students are more concerned about what to do in isolation after they arrive at school? At this time, you must pay attention to keep in touch with the school’s teachers or classmates who receive international students, and contact them in time regardless of any needs in life!
Besides, you must also take precautions against epidemics during the journey, and bring masks and hand sanitizers with you!
The Chinese Embassy in the United States also recently issued the “Safety Reminder for Chinese Students Studying in the United States in the New School Year” to remind students to comply with the epidemic prevention requirements of their schools and communities, strengthen self-protection, and avoid or reduce unnecessary Activities such as outings, gatherings, and dinners should not be located in crowded places to reduce the risk of infection.
Xiaoqiao wishes you all students , Good health, academic success!