Welcome to the International Students Office (ISO) at MIT. The ISO serves all incoming and currently enrolled international students at the Institute. The ISO assists students in maintaining their legal status in the United States, provides support for their dependents, and promotes interaction with and integration into the MIT community at large.

Major Immigration Alerts and Updates

Upcoming Events

Apply for a Social Security Number On-Campus
Wednesday, September 11 - 10:00am-2:00pm, E19-202
Tuesday, September 24 - 10:00am-2:00pm, E19-202

Students who have job offers to work on-campus, including assistantships, may submit their application to the Social Security Administration on campus at one of the above times.  Please follow the special instructions provided in an ISO email to all international students, including bringing printed paper photocopies (not digital copies) of all visa documents along with the original documents. 

Afternoon Breaks
Every 2nd Wednesday of the month -- from 4:00pm-5:00pm in E19-202
Next Break is Wednesday, September 11

Come join us for some time to socialize and connect with fellow internationals in the MIT Community.  Stop by for some tea, coffee, snacks, and a chance to meet someone new.  Co-Sponsored by the ISO,  the MIT Postdoc Association (PDA), and MindHandHeart.