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International students, faculty and staff greatly enhance the vitality of cultural and intellectual life of the Connecticut College campus, and we value the distinctive contributions of these members of our community.
The U.S. presidential transition has called into question some federal legislation that might directly impact certain members of the Connecticut College community. On this site, we will share information, resources and news about upcoming events. Please check back regularly for updates.
Students who are planning international travel, or international students who have concerns about their visa status, should be in touch with Carmela Patton, associate dean of the College and international student adviser (firstname.lastname@example.org). Faculty in the same circumstances should speak with Abby Van Slyck, dean of the faculty (email@example.com), and staff should be in touch with Cheryl Miller, vice president for human resources & organizational development (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Additional support is available to faculty and staff members through the College's Employee Assistance Program (EAP). The EAP provides confidential, professional assistance and can be reached at 1-800-252-4555 or www.HigherEdEAP.com.
Local and Government Resources
- City of New London
- Department of Homeland Security
- Immigration Advocacy & Support Center
- NL Marches On Facebook Group
- Start Fresh - New London Area Refugee Settlement Team
- Unite New London Facebook Group
- U.S. Department of Education Resources for Immigrants, Refugees, Asylees and other New Americans
- U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Student and Exchange Visitor Program
- U.S. Passports & International Travel
- U.S. Visas
City of New London
Our international students have had access to free legal counseling in the past few years. Those who are concerned about the new Administration's immigration policies and who would like to use this resource should contact Carmela Patton at email@example.com or 860-439-2053 or just stop by Fanning 206. She will connect you with the immigration lawyer.
College Legal Fund
.... to support students facing immigration proceedings (need details from Rich)