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COVID-19 Update

As the situation surrounding COVID-19 continues to intensify and the U.S. Department of State has increased all international travel to “ Global Level 4 Health Advisory - Do Not Travel” and suspended visa services worldwide, GSI has made the difficult decision to cancel all in-person activities this summer.

GSI deeply regrets having to cancel this diverse and enriching program and remains committed to supporting and facilitating international experiences with student safety as our priority. We believe in the value of international experiences and hope to have the opportunity to host students at Stony Brook University during GSI 2021.

For information on how this will impact your program, please see below. These are challenging times for all of us and the GSI team remains available to answer any questions you may have.

Global Certificate Program (GCP)

Program canceled. Due to the interactive nature of GCP, we are unable to offer this program online. GCP will resume in Summer 2021.

Global Academic Program (GAP)

Online only. Students may still apply for the online GAP program and take credit-bearing Stony Brook University courses online. 

    • Enroll in 3-6 academic credits
    • Newly admitted students can begin completing their general education requirements during the summer
    • Wide variety of courses across multiple academic departments and disciplines
    • Not eligible to apply for an F-1 student visa for summer study
    • Not eligible for campus housing

Intensive English Program (IEP)

Online for students with Conditional Admission to Stony Brook University who qualify for the Advanced Level. Students eligible for the online Intensive English Program will receive an email with additional details and application instructions.  For more information, visit the Intensive English Center Global Summer Institute.