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What Can I Do Online or by Email?

Updated 12/16/2022. The following are services that can be completed online either through email, Zoom, or using our International Center Portal. Questions? Email us at

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 3 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.

Hours of Operation

All visitors to International Center offices are asked to consider wearing face masks and observe social distancing requirements.

Upcoming University Holidays (Fall 2023)

Friday, December 22, 2023- Christmas Eve
Monday, December 25, 2023- Christmas Day
Tuesday, December 26-Friday, December 29, 2023- Winter Break and President's Bonus Days

Spring 2024

Monday, January 1, 2024- New Year's Day
Monday, January 15, 2024 - Martin Luther King, Jr., Day
Monday, February 19, 2024 - President's Day
Monday, April 15, 2024 - Patriots' Day
Monday, May 27, 2024 - Memorial Day

Medford Office

20 Sawyer Avenue, (617) 627-3458

International Center advisors are available for online and in-person appointments. Click here to schedule an appointment with an advisor. Please schedule an appointment for complex questions such as reduced course loads, leaves of absence, academic and other personal advising issues.

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays: 9:30am - 4:30pm and by appointment, closed 1pm - 2pm for lunch
Tuesdays:  By appointment only
Thursdays:  2pm - 4:30pm and by appointment

Boston Health Sciences Office

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

Effective December 15, 2023

In-person Office hours: Wednesdays and Friday 10am-4pm
Appointments required for advising meetings.

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