Additional Resources

Additional Resources

Getting to UMass Amherst

Information on transportation to and around UMass Amherst can be found here.

Travel Ban Updates

The situation regarding federal immigration rules is extremely fluid and subject to rapid change. Members of the campus community are advised to monitor developments as they affect UMass Amherst by checking this page regularly for updates.

Social Security and ITIN

This page provides information on securing a national I.D. number for work purposes.

Certificate of Attendance/Invitation Letter

Certificate of Attendance Letters serve as proof of the student’s immigration status at UMass. More information can be found here.

Registry of Motor Vehicles

This page provides information and resources for obtaining a driver’s license and purchasing/registering a vehicle.

eShipGlobal

To receive your I-20, DS-2019, and/or other important documents by express mail, you must use our eShipGlobal E-Form. 

Outside Immigration Resources

This page provides a list of outside immigration resources.

Taxes

Each year between mid-January and April 15, persons who have income in the United States (including international students and researchers) are required to file income tax returns.