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IPO Services Available Remotely

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

In keeping with the UMass Amherst campus policy of remote work, the IPO building is currently closed for in-person business. All advising and student-support activities continue during this time and IPO staff members are available via phone or email. Please contact your assigned ISS advisor by email or phone for further inquiries. 

Current information is also available in the IPO Coronavirus Memo dated March 16, 2020.

Please note that IPO is receiving an extremely high volume of calls and e-mails currently on account of the study-abroad and travel disruptions as a result of the global CoVID-19 situation. Up to date information about the University’s response to CoVID-19 (including IPO-specific information, residential information for international students, and other campus services) can be found at: www.umass.edu/coronavirus. Information on most general topics and FAQs regarding travel and study-abroad can be found there. The main IPO phone line 413 545-2710 will continue to be monitored during business hours.

IPO Zoom Remote Advising Schedule (March 31 to May 7, 2020)

Do you have questions? IPO is available for virtual advising this spring. 

To participate in virtual advising, please click on a date above.

Note: You will not be able to enter the meeting until the host (advisor) has already joined.

To download Zoom software and go through the quick set up to access the meetings in advance through this link.