ISSO Closed Monday 9/3, Check-In Reminder, and SSN/Driver's License Information
Aug. 31, 2012
If you haven't already, please complete the ISSO Online Check-In for Fall 2012! You can complete your ISSO Online Check-In once you are in the U.S. (There is one exception: Students who are conducting research or on approved study abroad can check in from abroad).
Once you check-in is complete, the ISO registration hold will be removed from your Sage account by the end of the following business day. Please note that Monday, September 3 ISSO will be closed in observance of the Labor Day holiday. The office will re-open at 9am on Tuesday, September 4.
Helpful links are available on the ISSO website, such as ISSO Check-In Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and Troubleshooting: ISSO Online Check-In, so take a look if you have any questions about filling out the form. Also, you can always contact the ISSO at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ISSO Office Hours
The ISSO will be closed Monday, September 3 in observance of the Labor Day Holiday. We will re-open at 9am on Tuesday September 4. Enjoy the long weekend!
Important Information for Applying for a Social Security Number or Driver's License
As of August 10, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) no longer provides admission stamps for Form I-20s. If asked for a stamped I-20 when applying for a SSN or Driver's License, please print out and refer the the Social Security Administration or Registry of Motor Vehicles to this announcement: http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/travel/travel_news/cbp_i20_stamp.xml
For more information on applying for a Social Security Number, please see http://www.brandeis.edu/acserv/isso/current/ssn.html
For more information on applying for a Driver's License, please see http://www.brandeis.edu/acserv/isso/helpful/practical/transport/cars.html
For J-1 visa holders, if your DS-2019 was not stamped in your most recent entry, please consult with the ISSO at email@example.com or 781 736 3480.