Coronavirus (Covid-19) Updates

F Program: On April 18, 2022 the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) extended its March 2020 Guidance (FAQs for SEVP Stakeholders About COVID-19) to cover the 2022-2023 academic year. J Program: On April 22, 2022 the BridgeUSA (the Department of State Exchange Visitor Program-EVP) updated its FAQs and continues to allow temporary modification through June 30, 2023. 

However, the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa will resume normal operations for the fall 2022 semester. Therefore traditional regulations regarding full-time enrollment will apply for F-1 and J-1 students. Make plans to return/arrive on campus and register for fall 2022 in accordance with the traditional F-1 and J-1 requirements to maintain your student visa status.

U.S. and University Travel Alerts and Restrictions Concerning Coronavirus (updated: 4/08/2022)

The table below summarizes the updated entry policies:

Entry PoliciesRequirement for Entry
U.S. EntryProof of WHO-approved Covid-19 vaccination

Proof of vaccination to be screened by airlines before departure.
Hawaiʻi Entry via Flight from U.S. MainlandNo special requirements
UH Campus EntryNo special requirements