New and Improved ISSO Check-In, My Favorite Vacation - 2014 Photo Contest, and Spring 2014 ISSO Employment Workshops

Jan. 14, 2014

Question of the Week: I completed ISSO Check-In last semester. Do I have to do it again this semester?

Reminders: New and Improved ISSO Check-In!

Announcements: My Favorite Vacation - 2014 Photo Contest

Important Dates: Spring 2014 ISSO Employment Workshops 


I completed ISSO Check-In last semester. Do I have to do it again this semester?

Yes, all international students are required to complete ISSO Check-In every spring and fall semester in order for the ISSO to meet federal reporting requirements. Your hold will be removed within one business day after you submit check-in, if it is complete. Please plan ahead! 

If you have a question that you would like to be answered in ISSO news, email isso@brandeis.edu!


New and Improved ISSO Check-In!

Please complete the ISSO Check-In as soon as possible. After completing ISSO Check-In, your registration hold will be removed by the end of the next business day. 

For how to complete the new and improved check-in, see our Step by Step Guidance.


My Favorite Vacation - 2014 Photo Contest

We invite you to participate in our "My Favorite Vacation" Photo Contest! This year we will be accepting one entry per person with photos representing "My Favorite Vacation". Share a photo of your favorite vacation in the U.S. or elsewhere!

Email entries to isso@brandeis.edu. Save files as Last Name_Country_City (Exp: Lee_France_Paris). Deadline for submission is Friday, January 24, 2014 by 12:00pm.

The voting for the best picture is from Monday, January 27, 2014 to Wednesday, January 29, 2014.


Spring 2014 ISSO Employment Workshops

All Spring 2014 Employment Workshops will cover:

Curricular Practical Training (CPT, for F1 Visa holders) starting at 3:00pm.

Optional Practical Training (OPT, for F1 Visa holders) from 3:30pm-4:30pm.

Academic Training (AT, for J1 Visa holders) starting at 4:30pm until 5pm.

All workshops will take place at the ISSO Conference Room (Kutz 215), unless otherwise announced.

Jan. 30, 2014

Feb. 5, 2014

Feb. 13, 2014

Feb. 19, 2014

Feb. 27, 2014