Need to speak with an IPO advisor? Come to our walk-in virtual Advising and Chat.
Chat Advising Hours for Currently Enrolled Students
Fall 2021 Chat advising with an IPO advisor from September 13 through December 13, 2021; every Monday from 10AM to 12PM Eastern Standard Time. No registration is required.
Virtual Advising via Zoom
Virtual Advising via Zoom is open to all currently enrolled UMass Amherst International Students. No registration is required.
Fall 2021 virtual advising from September 2 through December 16, 2021.
*Twice per week in September and October and once per week in November and December. The schedule is subject to change.
Tuesday from 9AM to 11AM (Eastern Standard Time): https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/j/98518117967 (except Nov. 16, Dec. 7, and Dec. 14)*
Thursday from 1PM to 3PM (Eastern Standard Time): https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/j/97102883422 (except Nov. 4, Nov. 11, Nov. 25, and Dec. 2)*
Please click on the Zoom link and log in with our UMass NETID credentials. Waiting times can vary, please remain in the waiting room until you are admitted by the advisor. You will not be able to enter the Zoom meeting room until the host (advisor) has already joined.
Prior to joining a virtual advising session, please set up your Zoom profile and test your Zoom meeting access: www.umass.edu/it/zoom.
You are also welcome to stop by our office at 70 Butterfield Terrace Monday through Friday, 10am-4pm. Please also consider scheduling an appointment with your IPO advisor directly, in advance, or join one of our scheduled virtual advising sessions, visit our website for more information. For general information regarding International Student and Scholar Offices, please visit our website.
If you are expecting to pick up documents from IPO, please wait until you receive an email from our office to confirm that your request has been processed and is now ready for your attention.
Note, there is construction happening in front of our IPO building, so look for the signs to get to the front door.