COVID-19 Updates for Outgoing Students

The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has extended the suspension of outbound study abroad through December 2021.

Summer and Fall 2021

The University has made the difficult decision to extend the suspension of study abroad through December 2021. This decision applies to Summer and Fall 2021 and includes all program types (exchange, direct enroll, provider programs, faculty-led, and study abroad by petition).

The university will not permit any waivers or exceptions for Summer and Fall 2021 study abroad. Participants choosing to study abroad will have no University connection or support, including access to study abroad options through the University, international insurance, and pre-articulation of course credit. University staff will be unable to approve/sign applications for independent programs.

Frequently asked questions can be found on the Safety Abroad website.

Safety Abroad Website

Campus Guidance

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to create uncertainty and concern both here in our community and around the world. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign continues to monitor developments and to take any new actions that are warranted as new information emerges in this rapidly changing situation. The safety and health of our campus community has always been, and continues to be our top priority. Click on the link below to see the latest updates from campus regarding study abroad.