Winter Recess and University Closure

Emory University, including ISSS, will be closed December 24 through January 3 for the winter recess. If you have travel signature/validation concerns, have an immigration-related emergency or need other urgent assistance, review our emergency protocol.

Visit the ISSS COVID-19 FAQ page for answers to COVID-19 frequently asked questions including Emory University COVID-19 Related Policies International Student and Scholar FAQs, International Travel, Visa Issuance, Social Security Numbers, Driver's Licenses, and Vaccines.

Need a travel signature/validation?

  • If you have not already done so, submit a Travel Information Update e-form found under the General Services tab in ISSS Link.
  • Determine the urgency of your request by reviewing the "Travel signature/validation concerns" section of our Resources & Emergency Protocol webpage.
  • Recent US government policy changes have resulted in greater flexibility for F-1 students and their F-2 dependents who are now able to obtain travel signatures electronically.

From everyone in ISSS, Happy Holidays!