As COVID-19 started shutting down international travel in March, students from Northern Illinois University studying abroad had to be rushed back home.
Anne Seitzinger said she knows it was devastating for them. She’s the director of the study abroad office at NIU.
Months later, her staff is still helping them deal with the consequences of the abrupt change in plans.
“They're trying to get refunds for the students, and most of them have been able to do that,” she said. “And the ones that haven't been able to tell us about refunds yet, it's sounding positive.”