Announcements / Information

Please check this page periodically for information about upcoming events, courses or other information relevant to the UMMS international community.

Immigration News:


Upcoming Events: 



Date:  Thursday, December 1, 2016
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Michelson Room, Lazare Reserach Building (LRB)

The winter holiday season is a popular time to travel home to visit with family and friends. This travel seminar is recommended for foreign nationals who are planning international travel in the coming months. We will review travel recommendations, required documentation and visa renewal procedures including recent trends in administrative processing. There will be time for individual case-specific Q&A immediately following the presentation. No RSVP is required and snacks will be provided!


Holiday Hours:

The Immigration Services Office will be closed on the following upcoming  holidays:

  • Thursday, November 24th 2016 - Thanksgiving Day
  • Friday November 25th 2016 - Day after Thanksgiving
  • Friday, December 23rd 2016 - Christmas Eve (observed)
  • Monday, December 26th 2016 - Christmas Day (observed)
  • Monday, January 2nd 2017 - New Year's Day (observed)
  • Monday, January 16th 2017 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Upcoming Workshops:


These workshops are designed for GSBS Students on the F-1 visa.  If you are within the final year of your GSBS program, and are considering working in the U.S. following graduation, this workshop is for you!   We encourage participants to review the OPT Website prior to attending the workshop.   Below is a list of the scheduled OPT workshops for 2017.  All workshops are located in the Michelson Room of the Lazar Research Building (LRB)


Photos from Immigration Services Events and Trips  

For information about events outside of the UMMS Community

Worcester website - - Central Massachusetts Convention and Visitors Bureau - Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism -
Worcester Telegram and Gazette on-line



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