Diwali is India's biggest and most important holiday of the year. It symbolizes the inner light that protects from spiritual darkness. Diwali is mainly a Hindu holiday, but because of India's great diversity it is celebrated by many different people regardless of faith. Check out our Facebook and Instagram pages for photos!
Welcome to new students and scholars!
ISSS is excited to welcome 38 new undergraduate, Law, Pharmacy, Masters, and PhD students for our Fall 2018 term! We also welcomed 10 new scholars and their families to campus!
Supreme Court Upholds Travel Ban
On June 26, 2018, the Supreme Court allowed Trump Administration's Travel Ban to remain in full effect.This third version of the ban bars almost all travelers from five mainly Muslim countries — Iran, Syria, Yemen, Libya and Somalia — and added a ban on travelers from North Korea and government officials from Venezuela.
Western New England University students and scholars affected by this ban are advised to speak with ISSS or an immigration attorney prior to traveling.