News and Announcements

January 2023

USDOS Extends Discretion for Consulates to Waive In-Person Visa Interviews For Certain Nonimmigrants Through End of 2023
December 24, 2023

On December 23, 2022, the U.S. Department of State announced that it has again extended authorization to consular officers to waive the in-person interview requirement for certain nonimmigrant visa applicants […]

January 2023

ISO Email Response Delays on January 25 Due to Software Transition
January 24, 2023

ISO Staff will not have access, or be able to respond to, emails on Wednesday morning, January 25 beginning at 9:00am due to an email software transition. We hope the […]

ISO / Most MIT Offices CLOSED Monday, January 16. 2023
January 12, 2023

The ISO, and most MIT offices, will be closed on Monday, January 16, 2023 in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. The ISO will close beginning at […]

December 2022

Negative COVID-19 Test Requirement For Air Passengers Entering the U.S. from China, Effective January 5, 2023
December 29, 2022

On December 28, 2022, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that travelers who have physically been present in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), including Special […]

U.S. Embassy/Consulates In China Announce Visa Services Suspended For Non-U.S. Citizens – effective December 15, 2022
December 19, 2022

Based on an alert posted over the weekend by the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Mission China, effective December 15, 2022 the U.S. Embassy and Consular Offices in China […]

ISO / Most MIT Offices CLOSED December 24, 2022 through January 2, 2023
December 15, 2022

The ISO, and most MIT offices, will be closed for a holiday break from December 24, 2022 through January 2, 2023. The ISO will close beginning at 3:00pm on Friday, […]

ISO EMERGENCY CONTACT PHONE NUMBER for PORT-OF-ENTRY ISSUES
December 1, 2022

If you encounter issues while traveling, and specifically at your U.S. Port-of-Entry with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) where additional information is requested by CBP officials, please contact the […]

November 2022

ISO CLOSED November 24 and 25; Special Office Hours on Wednesday, November 23
November 15, 2022

In preparation for the Thanksgiving Holiday, with the ISO and most MIT offices closed on Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25, 2022, the ISO will hold special walk-in hours […]

ISO CLOSED – Friday, November 11, 2022 – Veterans’ Day
November 10, 2022

The ISO, and most MIT offices, will be closed on Friday, November 11, 2022 in observance of the Veterans’ Day holiday. The ISO will re-open on Monday, November 14 for […]

Fall 2022 International Student Statistics are now Available!
November 2, 2022

Below are the General Statistics for the International Student body for the 2022-2023 academic year. Please click here for more comprehensive statistics.  Student Body Composition Degree Level International   US Citizen   US Perm […]