International Student Services

ALERT: COVID-19 — International Students Information

Rush University welcomes international student applicants! Begin your application process here. 

Information for newly admitted Rush University students on obtaining an F-1 visa, arriving in the U.S., transferring an I-20 and traveling when transferring an I-20.

Information on academic support services, maintaining F-1 student status, requesting a reduced course load, annual vacations and on-campus employment. 

Check here for information on applying for Curricular Practical Training (CPT), Optional Practical Training (OPT) or STEM OPT Extension.

Here you will find information on living in Chicago, travel outside the U.S., inviting family to the U.S. and forms to help maintain status.

International Student Services

Beginning March 13, 2020, International Student Services is available virtually at or via WebEx. Be well, and don’t hesitate to email to request an online meeting.