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What Can I Do Online or by EMail?

Many of the International Center's most commonly used services can be started and completed online (or by email), without needing an in-person visit to the office. If you are unsure about any of the services below, or if you do not see your need or question listed, make an appointment with your International Center advisor or email us at

  • Schedule an online appointment with an International Center advisor about almost any matter
    • You can find your International Center advisor on our appointment page. If your advisor is not available, send them an email to schedule a special appointment, or contact the International Center's main line at or (617) 627-3459

Scholar and Employee Services (J-1 Scholar / H-1B Employee)

  • All scholar and employee services - including advising appointments, workshops, and document requests, are done online. Contact your scholar advisor by email or schedule an online appointment.

Processing and Response Times

In most cases, we are able to respond to online submissions in less than 5 business days, although certain requests may take longer depending on the time of year and the total volume of requests we are receiving. If you do not receive an update within 1-2 weeks, please contact the International Center.


Updated: September 7, 2021

Walk-in Services

Due to ongoing concerns with the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Center will have only limited walk-in availability for the foreseeable future. Walk-in hours are for document drop-off, pick-up, and quick signatures and questions only. Extended advising appointments and other services must be done online. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

All visitors to International Center offices must wear face masks and observe social distancing requirements regardless of vaccination status. Due to space constraints and limitations, visitors are limited to one at a time in meeting spaces.

Medford Office

20 Sawyer Avenue, (617) 627-3458

Walk-in hours: 2pm - 4pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays

Fletcher School Office

Registrar's Office*: 212 Goddard Hall, (617) 627-2815
*Fletcher School office will move to a different location during the Fall 2021 semester (date: TBD.)

Walk-in hours: 10am - 4pm (excluding 1pm - 2pm for lunch) on Tuesdays** and Thursdays
**Between 10am - 11am on Tuesdays, no walk-in hour is available due to the Staff Meeting.

Boston Health Sciences Office

200 Harrison Avenue, Basement Level, (617) 636-0391
ID card required to enter building and basement level

Walk-in hours: 11am - 2pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays

*Tufts Medical Center scholars and employees must call the office in advance to get access to Posner Hall.