WATCH: Study abroad students share stories of 'abrupt' evacuations amid coronavirus pandemic
- Many college and university study abroad programs were canceled as the coronavirus pandemic began to spread globally.
- Some students were left to evacuate back to the U.S. on short notice.
- Campus Reform spoke to a few of these students to hear their stories.
As colleges and universities have vacated campuses and moved to online learning in the U.S. because of the coronavirus pandemic, many have also suspended their study abroad programs. Students attending American universities across the globe have been told to return home.
In some instances, these students experienced travel difficulties and delays. Others had to evacuate foreign countries on short notice.