The Office of International Services wishes everyone a safe and happy Fourth of July. Our office will be closed on July 3, 2017 (Monday) and July 4, 2017 (Tuesday). We will reopen on July 5, 2017 (Wednesday) at 8:30 AM.
Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from Great Britain. Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, family reunions, and political speeches and ceremonies, in addition to various other public and private events celebrating the history, government, and traditions of the United States. Independence Day is the National Day of the United States.