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International Students & Scholars Office

Important ISSO Updates and Travel Reminders

  • ISSO is returning to in-person Advising Hours every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 p.m.!
    • Students are welcome to come to our office or call during this time to be signed into our Advising Hours queue to meet with an ISSO advisor
  • UMass Lowell plans to return to full on-campus operations for the Fall 2021 semester. ISSO has prepared an Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page to address common international student questions related to COVID-19, enrollment requirements, late arrivals, and more!.
  • Check out our International Student & Scholar COVID-19 Travel Resources webpage to find where to go for up to date travel information, COVID-19 travel bans and more.
  • Students will be required to be fully vaccinated. Please read the COVID-19 Vaccination FAQ for further information for international students.
  • Traveling? Please report your travel to ISSO by completing the International Travel e-form. This also provides the option for student's to request a travel signature.
  • Refer to the Immigration Updates Blog for relevant immigration updates.
  • UMass Lowell is holding their Virtual Fall Career Fair on Wednesday, October 6 from 4 to 7 p.m.

The International Students & Scholars Office (ISSO) is dedicated to the university's commitment to global engagement and inclusion.

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