Center for International Education



Please, read these COVID-19 FAQs for Loyola international students. They explain:

  • whether you need a new travel validation signature on your I-20/DS-2019
  • how to maintain your F-1/J-1 student status in the U.S
  • your LewerMark health insurance coverage for COVID-19
  • how to contact CIE during the COVID-19 crisis

Best wishes for you and your family!

Please, stay safe!


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With over 100 students from 40 different countries, more than 32% of students graduating with an experience abroad and academic courses with a global perspective, Loyola University New Orleans is truly an international institution.  The Center for International Education (CIE) works with faculty, staff, and students to promote and develop the international character of the university.

  • For international students, CIE is here to help you adjust to Loyola and the U.S., providing assistance with all immigration issues as well as any other areas of concern.
  • For students wanting to study abroad, CIE is the first and last stop with advising and information on programs and financial aid.
  • For the Loyola community, CIE sponsors numerous programs and events to promote intercultural awareness and competence including International Education Week, the Country Fair, Study Abroad 101, the Education Abroad Fair and many others.
  • For faculty and academic departments, CIE provides assistance in hiring international faculty, developing new study abroad programs, and advising and collaborating on all international programs and opportunities, and advising on international student issues. Request a class presentation on study abroad

Click here to read the mission of the Center for International Education.

"We went abroad not to learn the secret of others, but to learn the secret of ourselves." José Carlos Mariátegui, Seven Interpretative Essays on Peruvian Reality, (Austin: U.T. Press, 1971) pg. 284