Embassy of India Student Hub

COVID-19 Site

Alerts | Advisories | Instructions | Resources

You are not alone.

We know this is a stressful time, filled with uncertainty. As we navigate these uncharted waters, the Embassy of India Student Hub, Washington D.C., stands ready to support you and your peers to the maximum extent that our resources allow.

On this page, you will find essential information from your Embassy as well as ways to get involved and mitigate the risk to your physical and mental health during the pandemic.


We've established a non-emergency 'Peer Support Line' to assist Indian students during the COVID-19 crisis.

Accessible by phone, text, or e-mail.

Read advisories specially written for students and access subpages with relevant information and guides.

Addressing issues and advising on predicaments ranging from University closures and housing, to travel and visa status.

Tomorrow's leaders, today.

The Embassy of India Student Hub invites students to submit ideas to combat COVID-19. We welcome new approaches, technologies, and tools. Details and format available on our Submit Ideas! page.

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Express your gratitude, joy, and creativity with a simple phone camera and go viral with #FromMyRoom positivity.

Share a talent or a social distancing tip in 45-seconds or less.

As courses move online, the India Student Hub brings you tips to succeed working in a virtual world.

Participate in weekly India Student Hub campus-wide 'Gupshup' Zoom calls.

Instagram Live with the Ambassador.

The Ambassador of India to the United States, H.E. Taranjit Singh Sandhu, went live on Instagram with the India Student Hub to speak to students and address the COVID-19 crisis.

He answered student queries, spoke to their comments, and reassured them, speaking to how they can navigate the uncertainty surrounding the pandemic. Over 400 students submitted questions ahead of the Live session.

To ensure your health, safety, and well-being, the India Student Hub asks all students/scholars in the United States to comply with any instructions/advisories from local authorities, follow CDC and WHO guidelines including recommendations to practice social distancing, avoid non-essential domestic/international travel, and review the latest travel advisories issued by the India Student Hub, the Government of India, the United States Department of Homeland Security, the CDC, or the government of any transit nation prior to commencing unavoidable travel.

#StayHome and #StayPut so #IndiaFightsCorona is successful and the world can combat this pandemic. Join us as we say, #ThanksHealthHeros.