Yale College to allow international travel, increase financial aid for international students

"In light of the longer winter break this year, international students will be allowed to travel home between the end of the fall and beginning of the spring semester. International students will also receive additional financial aid to account for their travel or accommodations off campus during the break.

Yale College Dean Marvin Chun announced the changes in an email to international students on Monday night. In a typical year, international students’ aid packages account for one round trip to and from their home country, but due to the longer break, the College now plans to account for two round trips. International students will also receive the $750 that would typically be released to them prior to spring break to account for food and other accommodations while campus is closed during the break. All these funds will be available to students by the end of November." …