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

International Education Week @ MIT
Monday, November 12 to Friday, November 16
Celebrate International Education Week (IEW) @ MIT! Explore and participate in over 40 events held at MIT to celebrate international education and showcase diverse cultures and global issues through lectures, events, exhibits, and films.  IEW is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to highlight the importance and benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.

Travel Signature Day
Wednesday, November 14, 12 pm to 3 pm & Monday, December 10, 10 am to 3 pm, E19-202
Come in with your Form I-20 or Form DS-2019 and get a travel signature "on the spot" (immediately)!  See the ISO webpage on entering U.S. borders for more information about returning to the US and what documents you should carry with you upon entry.

Language Lunch
Thursday, November 15, 2018, 12 pm to 1 pm, E19-202
Meet, eat, speak! Come to meet other language enthusiasts, students taking learning languages, and native speakers of languages you’d like to practice. Free. All MIT community members welcome. Lunch will be served. Sponsored by ISO, OGE, ICEO, and LCE.

ISO Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23, 2018
ISO, and most MIT offices, will be closed on November 22-23 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.  The ISO will re-open on Monday, November 26 at 9:00am.