We share your concerns for your health, safety, and welfare. As you are aware, events are happening quickly and the situation regarding COVID-19 is constantly evolving. This page was created to help international students with changes/updates to campus issues as well as your immigration concerns.
Be sure to check your hawkmail email address for updated information; you can also view the latest campus information and updates regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus) on this website.
In support of international efforts to keep people healthy, all our advising will be conducted via email (see contact list below for email address) and we will NOT be meeting with people face-to-face at this time. We are available via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Many of our services are directly accessible by making a request through our website: https://iss.newpaltz.edu/ (including, Program Extensions, OPT, Travel Signatures, Letter Requests, Transfer out, and many more)
Dual Diploma students, contact Kathy Geher at email@example.com
ESL, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Exchange and Visiting students, contact Cindy Cullen at email@example.com
I-20 Issuance, contact Jennie Castro at firstname.lastname@example.org
IIB students, contact Jeff Pollard at email@example.com
International Admissions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
OPT/STEM students, contact Martha Tait-Watkins at email@example.com
Technical issues with accessing OPT Portal, My ISS Portal, contact Alyssa Fasano at firstname.lastname@example.org
All other inquiries please email email@example.com
Please make sure to complete the Spring 2020 International Student Survey. Collecting this information will help the International Student Services Office ensure that we are giving you the best, individualized information and advice related to your visa status, your studies, and any potential refund information we receive from the administration.
The Student Health Center is open and is available to see students who are sick. Please call first to arrange an appointment: 845-257-3400.
The Psychological Counseling Center is available to provide services to students. Helpful information is available on their website. To speak with a counselor please call them at 845-257-2920.
The Career Resources Center is available to help students refine their resumes, search for jobs and internships and prepare for careers. In addition they are still meeting with students through virtual appointments. Please visit their website for additional information about all the virtual services they are offering.
The International Student Health Insurance provides on-line counseling for any student who may feel anxious or nervous for any reason. UnitedHealthcare StudentResources provides a convenient way for you to speak to a licensed counselor. Visit their website for additional information about these services.