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

MIT Medical Resources on Coronavirus
MIT Medical has a dedicated webpage on resources and links for guidance on Coronavirus, including a helpful FAQ.  This webpage will continue to be updated so it is recommended you check back regularly.

International Scholars, Students, & MIT Community Q&A Session
Thursday, February 27, 2000 - 5:00pm-7:00pm, Stata Center, 32-123 (Kirsch Auditorium)
This session will address immigration-related topics including:  2020 Travel Ban Expansion, Potential DHS site visits for F-1 STEM OPT employment verification, USCIS lengthy application processing, DHS "Public Charge" Rule, and other topics. Panelists include representatives from the Office of the General Counsel, International Scholars Office, International Students Office, and an independent immigration attorney. 

"How To Adult" Series
Tuesday, March 3 - Hack Your Sleep - 12:10pm-12:50pm, W20 Coffee House Lounge.  RSVP here.
Thursday, March 5 - Leading as an Introvert - 5:00pm-6:00pm, W20-491. RSVP here.
For a full list of the "How To Adult" Series events, click here.  Please be sure to RSVP for all "How To Adult" Series events here
Sponsored by MIT Student Organizations and Leadership in partnership with Daper, MIT Medical, MITAA, VPR, PKG Center, CAPD, LGBTQ@MIT, ISO, and MIT Communications.

MIT Tax Workshops for Students and Scholars
Wednesday, March 4 and Monday, March 30, 2020 - Building 10-250
5:00pm-6:30pm - Nonresident (for tax purposes) International Students
7:00pm-8:30pm - U.S. Citizen & Resident (for tax purposes) International  Students & Scholars

Co-Sponsored by MIT Office of the Vice President for Finance, International Scholars Office, Office of Graduate Education, International Students Office, Student Financial Services.  Presentation by MIT, followed by a Q&A session with PriceWaterhouseCoopers.  Additional information on tax resources available on the MIT VPF website