Volume 5, Number 12

December 16, 2009

The Communiqué is an on-going series of messages to departments who sponsor international scholars at Boston University. With the Communiqué, we offer information that helps in the processing of scholar immigration-related documents and petitions. We hope you find the Communiqué a useful tool in working with the ISSO and in successfully hiring and sponsoring scholars from around the world. Past Communiqués are archived on our web site. Click here to go to the archive page.


Modified ISSO Scholar Services Schedule in December 2009

Please note that, due to the Intersession Break, the ISSO (along with other administrative offices at Boston University) will be closed beginning Thursday, December 24, 2009, at 1:00 p.m. and reopening Monday, January 4, 2010, at 9:00 a.m.

The ISSO will not hold office hours at the Medical campus on Thursday, December 24. International scholars and administrators wishing to meet with ISSO staff or attend a New J-1 Scholar Orientation, should make arrangements accordingly, according to the schedule below.

New J-1 Scholar Orientation (MED HR)

December 2009 ISSO Scholar Services Calendar
Monday
Dec 14
Tuesday
Dec 15
Wednesday
Dec 16
Thursday
Dec 17
Friday
Dec 18
11:00-12:30
New J-1 Scholar Orientation (ISSO)
9:00-10:00
I-9 Hour (ISSO)
2:00-5:00
Walk-in Hours for Scholars and Administrators (ISSO)
9:100-10:00
Walk-In Hour (MED HR)
10:30-12:00
By appointment
Monday
Dec 21
Tuesday
Dec 22
Wednesday
Dec 23
Thursday
Dec 24
Friday
Dec 25
11:00-12:30
New J-1 Scholar Orientation (ISSO)
9:00-10:00
I-9 Hour (ISSO)
2:00-5:00
Walk-In Hours for Scholars and Administrators (ISSO)
ISSO Scholar Services at MED HR Cancelled
Intersession Break begins at 1:00 p.m.
Intersession Break
Monday
Dec 28
Tuesday
Dec 29
Wednesday
Dec 30
Thursday
Dec 31
Friday
Jan 1, 2010

Your Scholar Services team,

Jeanne E. Kelley
Director
jkelley@bu.edu

M. Andrea Popa
Assistant Director for Scholar Services
apopa@bu.edu

Olivia K. Whitman
International Scholar Advisor
owhitman@bu.edu

International Students & Scholars Office
Boston University
888 Commonwealth Avenue, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02215

Tel: (617) 353-3565
Fax: (617) 358-1170

www.bu.edu/isso
issosch@bu.edu


Are you a new BU department contact or new host to an international scholar? Are you a BU affiliate who wants to receive the ISSO Communiqué? To update your department’s contact information or to sign up for the ISSO Communiqué, please complete a Department Contact/Host Update Form on-line at: http://www.bu.edu/isso/administrators/contacts/index.html