Spring Break Travel Signatures

Before you head to the airport for spring break, don't forget that you are required to have appropriate signatures on your immigration documents before you leave the U.S. ISSS is hosting spring break travel signature days for you and your dependents. The following items are required in order to obtain a travel signature:

You will only receive a signature if you have all items above.


The DSOs and AROs will be available to sign your I-20 or DS-2019 during the dates below. Visit our office in the North Decatur Building, Suite 130 located at 1784 North Decatur Road. 

Wednesday, March 6, 9 a.m. - noon

Thursday, March 7, 9 a.m. - noon and 1 - 4 p.m.

Friday, March 8, 9 a.m. - noon and 1 - 4 p.m.

If you are a F-1 or J-1 student, and you are in possession of an I-20 or DS-2019 issued by Emory, familiarize yourself with the student travel information section on our website. If your visa has expired, you will need to plan to renew your visa in advance of travel. Please note: if you a student subject to a security clearance because of your major (STEM related fields), ask your academic advisor to prepare a brief letter describing the nature of your research.

If you are a J-1 research scholar, professor, specialist, or short-term scholar and are in possession of a DS-2019 issued by Emory, visit the scholar travel section. You will find all the information you need to travel safely. Remember that you will require a signature on your DS-2019 by an Alternate Responsible Officer in the ISSS office before you depart the U.S.

If you are an H-1B temporary worker, visit the H-1B travel section.

Have a wonderful spring break!