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8 Articles iMIT Troubleshooting
4 Articles Connecting with the ISO
9 Articles Requesting I-20/DS-2019
- Once approved, how long will it take to mail my I-20/DS-2019 to me?
- When can I start working on my Online Check-In?
- How do I know what financial documentation to submit?
- Will my I-20/DS-2019 be express mailed to me?
- What if the program name printed on my I-20 or DS-2019 is different from my MIT program name?
7 Articles Tax Help
- I have not received my Form W-2 or Form 1042-S. Who do I contact to receive a new copy?
- How do I file my U.S. taxes?
- What resources does the ISO provide to help with taxes?
- I forgot to file my tax forms in previous years, what do I do?
- I am unsure of how to file my income tax return, where should I start?
18 Articles Immigration and Travel
16 Articles Maintaining Status
- How do I report a phone number change?
- USDHS Guidance for Fall 2020 Continues for Spring 2021 – posted December 11, 2020
- I can’t finish my program as expected. What do I do?
- Spring 2021 Registration Guidance for International First-Year Students
- How can I drop a subject? Does that impact my visa status?
17 Articles Employment
- How long will it take to get my OPT EAD card?
- I completed a previous Master’s degree in F-1 status in the U.S., but did not apply for and have approved OPT based on that degree. Would I be eligible for OPT during/after completion of a second Master’s degree in the U.S.?
- How do I expedite my OPT application?
- Am I allowed to pursue F-1 OPT during or after multiple degrees I pursue in the U.S.?
- I am graduating, can I still work on-campus at MIT?
5 Articles Miscellaneous
- Can an International Student/Scholar Attend a Protest or Demonstration?
- I need legal advice, where can I go to contact an attorney/lawyer?
- Why do I have an ISO Hold (CE or OC) on my registration and ID card?
- What is MIT’s School Code/Program Number?
- My dependent is going to pursue a full-time degree program, do they need to change their visa status?