COVID Test Required for Travel from China, Starting January 5

The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) has announced that effective January 5, 2023, airline passengers traveling from mainland China, Hong Kong, or Macau must provide either a negative COVID test or documentation of COVID recovery in order to travel to the United States. The new requirement will apply to airline passengers two years and older, regardless of nationality and vaccination status – including U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents.

U.S. Visa Interview Waiver Eligibility Extended

  • A revised version of the existing policy authorizing interview waivers for certain F and J visa applicants will be extended to December 31, 2023.
  • Through that same date, U.S. consulates will have the authority to continue to waive the in-person interview requirement for foreign nationals applying for any type of nonimmigrant visa in the same classification, where the prior visa has expired within 48 months.

Winter Term 2023 FAQs for New Students

Congratulations from the International Center on your admission to the University of Michigan! We are looking forward to welcoming you to campus for the Winter 2023 Term.

If you do not plan to come to campus for the Winter 2023 term, and are considering remote study from your home country, be sure to check with your academic program for details on online course availability and to ensure that your proposed schedule meets program requirements.