Past Events

Discover Boston
June 23, 2022 - 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

The ISO will be sharing ideas for cheap and free things to do in the Boston/Cambridge area. You are encouraged to take advantage of what the city has to offer, […]

ISO Virtual Forum: Visa & Travel Issues
June 23, 2022 - 9:30 am - 10:30 am

The MIT International Students Office will host several Virtual Forums this summer for all incoming and continuing international students to provide information on visa and travel questions, as well as […]

The Tech Chefs Cook Korma
June 2, 2022 - 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

For this month’s virtual Cooking with Antoinette session, we have invited two MIT students known as The Tech Chefs to join us, and they will be sharing how to cook […]

MIT Community Night: MISTI International Festival
May 25, 2022 - 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join MISTI for an evening of food, performance, activities and more from cultures around the world. Performances include Rambax MIT, renditions of Nepalese/Hindi Songs and Sambaviva. Registration recommended! Click here […]

LCE Tea & Talk
May 10, 2022 - 2:00 am - 3:00 pm

Meet and Greet with the MIT Language Conversation Exchange.Practice a language with native speakers and other language learners, meet a language partner, and learn about the LCE! Sign up to […]

Grad Food Resource Fair
April 1, 2022 - 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Make Overnight Oats Enter the Glass Bento Box Raffle Meet with a Nutritionist Collect Recipes Learn Shopping & Budgeting Tips Co-sponsored by the Food Security Action Team, OGE, ISO, SFS […]

RAK Week
March 7, 2022 - 8:00 am - March 11, 2022 - 5:00 pm

As part of RAK Week, stop by the ISO in E18-219 for a snack!Thursday March 10, 10am – 3pmFriday March 11, 10am – 3pm Also check your departments and other […]

Navigating MIT: Finish Strong–End of semester Hacks
April 29, 2022 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Via Zoom (link will be sent to those who sign up) Presented by Dr. Susanna (Zan) Barry, Community Wellness. This wellness coaching workshop will provide strategies to help you maintain […]

Navigating MIT: Cooking & Meal-Prep for the Week
April 12, 2022 - 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Via Zoom (link will be sent to those who sign up) Presented by the Antoinette Browne, Dana Riechman, and Adj Marshall. Co-sponsored by ISO and OGE. Tips for meal prepping […]

Navigating MIT: Dating & Long-Term Relationships
April 8, 2022 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

E19-202 [in-person] Presented by Dr. Maria Minkova PsyD, MIT Student Mental Health & Counseling Services. Please join us for a brief presentation on intimacy and romantic relationships. We will address […]

Navigating MIT: Imposter Phenomenon
March 29, 2022 - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

E19-202 [in-person] Presented by Dr. Maryam Khodadoust PsyD. Do you make excuses about your successes? (“I’m just lucky, was at the right place at the right time, anyone could have […]

Navigating MIT: Discover Boston in the Spring/Summer
March 17, 2022 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

E19-202 [in-person] Presented by the ISO. We will be sharing ideas for cheap and free things to do in the Boston/Cambridge area. You are encouraged to take advantage of what […]

How to cook in bulk and prepare lunch for a week: Cooking with Antoinette
April 12, 2022 - 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Antoinette’s monthly cooking sessions are always open to the entire MIT community, and you are welcome to cook with us or just observe! Please join us for this month’s cooking […]

Tax Workshop: Residents for tax purposes & U.S. Citizens
March 1, 2022 - 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Tax Workshop for U.S. Citizens and Resident Students and Scholars The VPF Tax team will host a virtual Tax Workshop on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, beginning at 8 pm (EST). Audience: U.S. citizens, […]

Tax Workshop: Nonresidents for tax purposes
March 1, 2022 - 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Tax Workshop for Nonresident International Students The VPF Tax team will host a virtual Tax Workshop on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, beginning at 7 pm (EST).  The Workshop will include a […]

Cooking with Antoinette
February 28, 2022 - 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Antoinette’s monthly cooking sessions are always open to the entire MIT community, and you are welcome to cook with us or just observe! Please join us for this month’s cooking […]

Immigration Attorney presentation – Life After Practical Training: Employment Immigration Options
February 9, 2022 - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Life After Practical Training: Work Visas and Permanent Resident OptionsWednesday, February 9 from 5pm to 7pmVia Zoom (*details sent by email) Presentation by immigration law firm Iandoli Desai & Cronin […]

Cooking with Antoinette
January 20, 2022 - 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Antoinette’s cooking sessions are always open to the entire MIT community, and you are welcome to cook with us or just observe! Please join us for the IAP cooking session […]

New Years Traditions Around the World video from students
January 1, 2022 - 8:00 am - February 15, 2022 - 5:00 pm

More than 3,000 of MIT’s students come from countries other than the U.S., bringing with them a variety of traditions for ringing in the new year. The International Students Association, in […]

IAP: Declutter Your Mind and Tidy Up Your Job Search [virtual]
January 27, 2022 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

“Marie Kondo” your upcoming US or international job search! It’s no secret that job searching can be a long, and sometimes demoralizing slog. In this workshop, we will share tools* […]

IAP: What Every International Student and Trainee Should Know about U.S. Employment [virtual]
January 19, 2022 - 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Dan Beaudry, former head of campus recruiting at Monster.com, shares the potent job search system used by many international students and trainees to find U.S. employment. H-1B’s are won in […]

ISO Holiday Drop-by
December 15, 2021 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

It’s coooold outside!Take a break from your finals, papers, projects and thesis.Stop by E19-202 to take some hot apple cider and treats to go. With the very best end-of-term wishes,ISO […]

ISO Holiday Drop-by
December 9, 2021 - 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

It’s coooold outside!Take a break from your finals, papers, projects and thesis.Stop by E19-202 to take some hot apple cider and treats to go. With the very best end-of-term wishes,ISO […]

ISO Holiday Drop-by
December 2, 2021 - 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

It’s coooold outside!Take a break from your finals, papers, projects and thesis.Stop by E19-202 to take some hot apple cider and treats to go. With the very best end-of-term wishes,ISO […]

ISO Virtual Forums: Travel Guidance
December 9, 2021 - 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The ISO will host a few Virtual Forums to provide an overview on the travel guidance, and be available for general questions from attendees.  The Forums will be held on […]

ISO Virtual Forums: Travel Guidance
December 2, 2021 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The ISO will host a few Virtual Forums to provide an overview on the travel guidance, and be available for general questions from attendees.  The Forums will be held on […]

ISO Virtual Forums: Travel Guidance
November 23, 2021 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The ISO will host a few Virtual Forums to provide an overview on the travel guidance, and be available for general questions from attendees.  The Forums will be held on […]

Cooking with Antoinette
November 22, 2021 - 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join ISO staff member Antoinette every month as she teaches us how to make simple and fun recipes. For November, we will be cooking three Thanksgiving-themed dishes! Sign up to […]

ISO Afternoon Break
October 28, 2021 - 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Walker Lawn(rain location: Morss Hall in Walker Memorial, Building 50) Drop by for some desserts and mingle with fellow students in person.Open to all international studentsRegistration required for contact tracing

ISO Halloween Grab & Go
October 28, 2021 - 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

[in-person]E19-202, 50 Ames Street, Cambridge The ISO loves Halloween.Stop by E19-202 to pick up some candy and Halloween treats! ~Halloween costumes are encouraged~

Language Conversation Exchange CONVERSATION GROUPS
October 4, 2021 - 12:00 am - December 17, 2021 - 11:59 pm

It’s more than learning a language—the LCE connects people across MIT for conversation, cultural exchange, and friendship. Co-sponsored by ISO STARTING IN OCTOBER…Conversation groups meet twice a month for language […]

Language Conversation Exchange CONVERSATION GROUPS
October 5, 2021 - 12:00 am - October 12, 2021 - 11:59 pm

It’s more than learning a language—the LCE connects people across MIT for conversation, cultural exchange, and friendship. Co-sponsored by ISO STARTING IN OCTOBER…Conversation groups meet twice a month for language […]

Language Conversation Exchange CONVERSATION GROUPS
October 6, 2021 - 12:00 am - October 13, 2021 - 11:59 pm

It’s more than learning a language—the LCE connects people across MIT for conversation, cultural exchange, and friendship. Co-sponsored by ISO STARTING IN OCTOBER…Conversation groups meet twice a month for language […]

Language Conversation Exchange CONVERSATION GROUPS
October 7, 2021 - 12:00 am - October 14, 2021 - 11:59 pm

It’s more than learning a language—the LCE connects people across MIT for conversation, cultural exchange, and friendship. Co-sponsored by ISO STARTING IN OCTOBER…Conversation groups meet twice a month for language […]

Language Conversation Exchange CONVERSATION GROUPS
October 8, 2021 - 12:00 am - October 15, 2021 - 11:59 pm

It’s more than learning a language—the LCE connects people across MIT for conversation, cultural exchange, and friendship. Co-sponsored by ISO STARTING IN OCTOBER…Conversation groups meet twice a month for language […]

Language Conversation Exchange
September 7, 2021 - 12:00 am - October 4, 2021 - 11:59 pm

It’s more than learning a language—we connect people across MIT for conversation, cultural exchange, and friendship. Starting in October… Conversation groups meet twice a month for language practice. It’s low […]

Stress Management
December 3, 2021 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Topics throughout the fall to support international students with adjustment to MIT and the U.S. Open to all international students. All sessions will be held virtually over Zoom. STRESS MANAGEMENT […]

Hack Your Sleep
November 19, 2021 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Topics throughout the fall to support international students with adjustment to MIT and the U.S. Open to all international students. All sessions will be held virtually over Zoom. HACK YOUR […]

Budgeting
November 9, 2021 - 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Topics throughout the fall to support international students with adjustment to MIT and the U.S. Open to all international students. All sessions will be held virtually over Zoom. BUDGETING Presented […]

Motivation, Focus, & Productivity
October 29, 2021 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Topics throughout the fall to support international students with adjustment to MIT and the U.S. Open to all international students. All sessions will be held virtually over Zoom. MOTIVATION, FOCUS, […]

Navigating MIT Series: American Culture & Friendship
October 19, 2021 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Topics throughout the fall to support international students with adjustment to MIT and the U.S. Open to all international students. All sessions will be held virtually over Zoom. AMERICAN CULTURE […]

Navigating MIT Series: Discover Boston
October 12, 2021 - 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Topics throughout the fall to support international students with adjustment to MIT and the U.S. Open to all international students. All sessions will be held virtually over Zoom. DISCOVER BOSTON […]

“Adjusting to Grad School” for International Students
October 1, 2021 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

It’s one of the best dreams and highest achievements of any college graduate to have been accepted into a prestigious graduate program at MIT. Is grad school just undergrad 2.0? How is […]

Cooking with Antoinette
October 4, 2021 - 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join ISO staff member Antoinette every month as she teaches us how to make simple and fun recipes. For October, we will be cooking a Steak and Potato Frittata!You don’t […]

Zoom Break: Skribbl
September 14, 2021 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join your fellow international students and postdocs for a virtual zoom break and an interactive online game twice per month! Please sign up if you plan to attend.

Networking in the American Context: Where, When, What, Why & How
September 23, 2021 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Does the idea of networking stress you out? Or worse, do you avoid it because it sounds so unpleasant? In this workshop, we’ll lay out the basics of networking, informational […]

ISO Summer Mixer ’21
August 17, 2021 - 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Excited about your move to Cambridge and want a fun event to meet students from the incoming cohort? Our ISO Virtual Summer Mixer ’21 is the chance to do just […]

Zoom Break: Codenames
August 12, 2021 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join your fellow international students and postdocs for a virtual zoom break and an interactive online game twice per month! Please sign up if you plan to attend.

Zoom Break: Skribbl
July 29, 2021 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join your fellow international students and postdocs for a virtual zoom break and an interactive online game twice per month! Please sign up if you plan to attend.

ISO Virtual Forums
July 22, 2021 - 9:00 am - 10:00 am

The MIT International Students Office will host multiple Virtual Forums this summer to provide updates on USDHS Guidance, visa processing at U.S. Embassies/Consulates, travel questions, and additional issues impacting international […]

Networking in the American Context: Where, When, What, Why & How
July 20, 2021 - 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Does the idea of networking stress you out? Or worse, do you avoid it because it sounds so unpleasant? In this workshop, we’ll lay out the basics of networking, informational […]

Zoom Break: Codenames
June 29, 2021 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join your fellow international students and postdocs for a virtual zoom break and an interactive online game twice per month! Please sign up if you plan to attend.

ISO Virtual Forums
August 13, 2021 - 9:00 am - 10:00 am

The MIT International Students Office will host multiple Virtual Forums this summer to provide updates on USDHS Guidance, visa processing at U.S. Embassies/Consulates, travel questions, and additional issues impacting international […]

ISO Virtual Forums
August 4, 2021 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The MIT International Students Office will host multiple Virtual Forums this summer to provide updates on USDHS Guidance, visa processing at U.S. Embassies/Consulates, travel questions, and additional issues impacting international […]

ISO Virtual Forums
July 22, 2021 - 9:00 am - 10:00 am

The MIT International Students Office will host multiple Virtual Forums this summer to provide updates on USDHS Guidance, visa processing at U.S. Embassies/Consulates, travel questions, and additional issues impacting international […]

ISO Virtual Forums
July 8, 2021 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The MIT International Students Office will host multiple Virtual Forums this summer to provide updates on USDHS Guidance, visa processing at U.S. Embassies/Consulates, travel questions, and additional issues impacting international […]

ISO Virtual Forums
June 25, 2021 - 9:00 am - 10:00 am

The MIT International Students Office will host multiple Virtual Forums this summer to provide updates on USDHS Guidance, visa processing at U.S. Embassies/Consulates, travel questions, and additional issues impacting international […]

Discover Boston
June 23, 2021 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join the ISO and find out free and cheap things to do in and around the Boston/Cambridge area.More and more places are opening up and you are encouraged to take […]

Cooking with Antoinette
July 27, 2021 - 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join ISO staff member Antoinette every month as she teaches us how to make two simple and fun recipes. For June, we will be cooking Spinach & Mushroom Quiche and […]

Congratulations, Graduates!
June 4, 2021 - 8:00 am - June 5, 2021 - 12:00 am

We are so proud of your accomplishments! Best wishes to you on your next chapter.

Zoom Break: “Among Us”
May 27, 2021 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join to play an hour of Among Us with us!  Among Us is an “online multiplayer social deduction game” wherein up to ten players run around inside a virtual spaceship […]

Zoom Break: Codenames
May 13, 2021 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join your fellow international students and postdocs for a virtual zoom break and an interactive online game twice per month! Please sign up if you plan to attend.

Zoom Break: “Among Us”
April 29, 2021 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join to play an hour of Among Us with us!  Among Us is an “online multiplayer social deduction game” wherein up to ten players run around inside a virtual spaceship […]

Zoom Break: Codenames
April 15, 2021 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join your fellow international students and postdocs for a virtual zoom break and an interactive online game twice per month! Please sign up if you plan to attend.

LCE Conversation Cafe
April 13, 2021 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

After a short opening presentation, language learners will be sorted into breakout rooms by language where you can practice with native speakers.Participants can start arriving by 11:50am so that presentation […]

LCE Conversation Cafe
April 2, 2021 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

After a short opening presentation, language learners will be sorted into breakout rooms by language where you can practice with native speakers.Participants can start arriving by 11:50am so that presentation […]

Cook with Antoinette
April 20, 2021 - 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join ISO staff member Antoinette as she teaches us again how to make two simple and fun recipes. You don’t have to cook both recipes, only what you are most […]

Employment Info Session/Q&A: International Student Employment Resources
March 18, 2021 - 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The ISO will be hosting a Information Session/Q&A on International Student Employment Resources on Thursday, March 18, 2021, from 11:00am-12:00noon.  This session will address questions about obtaining work permission for off-campus internships, […]

Zoom Break: “Among Us”
March 18, 2021 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join to play an hour of Among Us with us!  Among Us is an “online multiplayer social deduction game” wherein up to ten players run around inside a virtual spaceship […]

Zoom Break: Codenames
March 11, 2021 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join your fellow international students and postdocs for a virtual zoom break and an interactive online game twice per month! Please sign up if you plan to attend.

Navigating MIT Series: Motivation & Productivity- COVID-19 edition
April 27, 2021 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Various topics to support international students with adjustment to MIT and the U.S. during the spring semester. Most topics are repeated from the fall semester since some students have newly […]

Navigating MIT Series: Imposter Phenomenon
April 13, 2021 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Various topics to support international students with adjustment to MIT and the U.S. during the spring semester. Most topics are repeated from the fall semester since some students have newly […]

Navigating MIT Series: Stress Management During COVID-19
April 22, 2021 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Various topics to support international students with adjustment to MIT and the U.S. during the spring semester. Most topics are repeated from the fall semester since some students have newly […]

Navigating MIT Series: Healthy Relationships in Pandemic Times
March 30, 2021 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Various topics to support international students with adjustment to MIT and the U.S. during the spring semester. Most topics are repeated from the fall semester since some students have newly […]

Navigating MIT Series: Understanding American Culture & Friendship
March 19, 2021 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Various topics to support international students with adjustment to MIT and the U.S. during the spring semester. Most topics are repeated from the fall semester since some students have newly […]

ISO RAK Week Challenge
March 1, 2021 - 9:00 am - March 5, 2021 - 5:00 pm

Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Week is March 1-5, 2021 Join the ISO RAK Week Challenge! Be one of the first 20 people to tag ISO Facebook or ISO Instagram […]

Tax Workshop: Resident Students/Scholars & U.S. Citizens
March 2, 2021 - 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The VPF Tax team will host a virtual tax workshop on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, beginning at 8 pm. Audience: International Students in the U.S. more than 5 years; International Scholars more than […]

Tax Workshop: Nonresident International Students
March 2, 2021 - 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The VPF Tax team will host a virtual tax workshop on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, beginning at 7 pm. Audience: Generally, International Students in the U.S. 5 years or less The presentation […]

RAK Week: Random Acts of Kindness Week
March 1, 2021 - 9:00 am - March 5, 2021 - 5:00 pm

MIT’s annual Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Week is scheduled for March 1-5, 2021. At MindHandHeart, we define kindness as being caring, respectful, inclusive, supportive, considerate, and doing good things for […]

RAK Week: Preventing Burnout
March 3, 2021 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Random Acts of Kindness Week (RAK Week) is March 1-5, 2021 Workshop: Preventing BurnoutPresenter: Maryam Khodadoust (SMH&CS) mit.zoom.us/j/92179632108 Do you work in fits and spurts around deadlines? Do you keep […]

RAK Week: Self-Compassion & Self-Care
March 1, 2021 - 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Random Acts of Kindness Week (RAK Week) is March 1-5, 2021 Workshop: Self-Compassion and Self-CarePresenter: Zan Barry (Community Wellness) mit.zoom.us/j/92179632108 Gratitude, self-compassion, and stress management practices have been researched for […]

LCE Conversation Cafe
March 16, 2021 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

After a short opening presentation, language learners will be sorted into breakout rooms by language where you can practice with native speakers.Participants can start arriving by 11:50am so that presentation […]

LCE Conversation Cafe
March 5, 2021 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

After a short opening presentation, language learners will be sorted into breakout rooms by language where you can practice with native speakers.Participants can start arriving by 11:50am so that presentation […]

Zoom Break: Codenames
February 18, 2021 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join your fellow international students and postdocs for a virtual zoom break and an interactive online game twice per month! Please sign up if you plan to attend.

Zoom Break: “Among Us”
February 25, 2021 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join to play an hour of Among Us with us!  Among Us is an “online multiplayer social deduction game” wherein up to ten players run around inside a virtual spaceship […]

LCE Conversation Cafe
February 16, 2021 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

After a short opening presentation, language learners will be sorted into breakout rooms by language where you can practice with native speakers.Participants can start arriving by 11:50am so that presentation […]

LCE Conversation Cafe
February 5, 2021 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

After a short opening presentation, language learners will be sorted into breakout rooms by language where you can practice with native speakers.Participants can start arriving by 11:50am so that presentation […]

Understanding the American Personality: Cultural Coffee Hours
February 5, 2021 - 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join your fellow international students and postdocs for a virtual zoom break and an interactive online game twice per month! Please sign up if you plan to attend.

Cook with Antoinette: Food in a Mug
January 20, 2021 - 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join ISO staff member Antoinette as she teaches us how to make multiple simple recipes using a microwave and mug. A bonus recipe for the stove will also be included! […]

Understanding the American Personality: Cultural Coffee Hours
January 29, 2021 - 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join your fellow international students and postdocs for a virtual zoom break and an interactive online game twice per month! Please sign up if you plan to attend.

English Slang Around the World: from London to Mumbai
January 15, 2021 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

After a short opening presentation, language learners will be sorted into breakout rooms by language where you can practice with native speakers.

LCE Conversation Cafe
January 19, 2021 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

After a short opening presentation, language learners will be sorted into breakout rooms by language where you can practice with native speakers.

LCE Conversation Cafe
January 8, 2021 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

After a short opening presentation, language learners will be sorted into breakout rooms by language where you can practice with native speakers.

Understanding Intercultural Communication: Cultural Coffee Hours
January 22, 2021 - 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join your fellow international students and postdocs for a virtual zoom break and an interactive online game twice per month! Please sign up if you plan to attend.

Understanding Cultural Differences: Cultural Coffee Hours
January 15, 2021 - 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join your fellow international students and postdocs for a virtual zoom break and an interactive online game twice per month! Please sign up if you plan to attend.

Understanding American Adaptation: Cultural Coffee Hours
January 8, 2021 - 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join your fellow international students and postdocs for a virtual zoom break and an interactive online game twice per month! Please sign up if you plan to attend.

New Year Around the World
January 21, 2021 - 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join your fellow international students and postdocs for a virtual zoom break and an interactive online game twice per month! Please sign up if you plan to attend.

Zoom Break: Codenames
January 14, 2021 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join your fellow international students and postdocs for a virtual zoom break and an interactive online game twice per month! Please sign up if you plan to attend.

Zoom Break: “Among Us”
January 28, 2021 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join to play an hour of Among Us with us!  Among Us is an “online multiplayer social deduction game” wherein up to ten players run around inside a virtual spaceship […]

ISO Open Forum
December 21, 2020 - 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

On December 21 at 8pm EST, the MIT International Students Office will host an Open Forum to provide updates on USDHS Guidance, visa processing at U.S. Embassies/Consulates, travel questions, and […]

Online game: “Among Us”
December 22, 2020 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join to play an hour of Among Us with us!  Among Us is an “online multiplayer social deduction game” wherein up to ten players run around inside a virtual spaceship […]

Holiday Cooking with Antoinette
December 18, 2020 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us as ISO staff member Antoinette teaches us how to make her famous hot apple cider and delicious chocolate fudge.  Open to international students and entire MIT community   Ingredients/recipes […]

Grad Housing Forum
December 22, 2020 - 9:00 am - 9:30 am

International Grad students: Are you interested in learning more about on-campus graduate housing? The team at Housing & Residential Services (HRS) will be holding a special housing forum for members […]

LCE Virtual Conversation Cafe
December 15, 2020 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

After a short opening presentation, language learners will be sorted into breakout rooms by language where you can practice with native speakers.

LCE Virtual Conversation Cafe
December 4, 2020 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

After a short opening presentation, language learners will be sorted into breakout rooms by language where you can practice with native speakers.

Zoom Break
December 17, 2020 - 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join your fellow international students and postdocs for a virtual zoom break and an interactive online game twice per month! Please sign up if you plan to attend.

Zoom Break
December 3, 2020 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join your fellow international students and postdocs for a virtual zoom break and an interactive online game twice per month! Please sign up if you plan to attend.

Cook with Antoinette
November 24, 2020 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

ISO staff member Antoinette is an amazing cook! Join us as she teaches us how to make Thanksgiving stuffing balls and cranberry sauce. This is a great side dish for […]

LCE Virtual Conversation Cafe
November 17, 2020 - 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

After a short opening presentation, language learners will be sorted into breakout rooms by language where you can practice with native speakers.

LCE Virtual Conversation Cafe
November 6, 2020 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

After a short opening presentation, language learners will be sorted into breakout rooms by language where you can practice with native speakers.

International Education Week: November 16-20, 2020
November 20, 2020 - 5:00 pm - 5:00 pm

MIT International Scholars Office and MIT International Students Office are celebrating International Education Week!

International Education Week: November 16-20, 2020
November 16, 2020 - 9:00 am - November 20, 2020 - 6:00 pm

MIT International Scholars Office and MIT International Students Office are celebrating International Education Week!

Zoom Afternoon Break
November 19, 2020 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join your fellow international students and postdocs for a virtual zoom break and a lively game of Codenames every other week! Please sign up if you plan to attend.

Zoom Afternoon Break
November 12, 2020 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join your fellow international students and postdocs for a virtual zoom break and a lively game of Codenames every other week! Please sign up if you plan to attend.

ISchO/ISO Open Forum: USDHS Proposed Rule Impacting F and J Duration of Status
October 22, 2020 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security, on September 25, 2020, published a Proposed Rule to change the period of admission to the U.S. for F and J Students and Scholars […]

Zoom Afternoon Break
October 29, 2020 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join your fellow international students and postdocs for a virtual zoom break and a lively game of Codenames every other week! Please sign up if you plan to attend.

Zoom Afternoon Break
October 8, 2020 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join your fellow international students and postdocs for a virtual zoom break and a lively game of Codenames every other week! Please sign up if you plan to attend.

Navigating MIT Series: Effective Stress Management During COVID-19
November 13, 2020 - 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Topics throughout the fall to support international students with adjustment to MIT and the U.S.

Navigating MIT Series: Imposter Phenomenon
November 6, 2020 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Topics throughout the fall to support international students with adjustment to MIT and the U.S.

Navigating MIT Series: Imposter Phenomenon
October 30, 2020 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Topics throughout the fall to support international students with adjustment to MIT and the U.S.

Navigating MIT Series: Healthy Relationships During Pandemic Times
October 21, 2020 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Topics throughout the fall to support international students with adjustment to MIT and the U.S.

Navigating MIT Series: Understanding American Culture & Friendship
October 7, 2020 - 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Topics throughout the fall to support international students with adjustment to MIT and the U.S.

Navigating MIT Series: Effective Stress Management During COVID-19
October 2, 2020 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Topics throughout the fall to support international students with adjustment to MIT and the U.S.

Navigating MIT Series: Understanding American Culture & Friendship
September 30, 2020 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Topics throughout the fall to support international students with adjustment to MIT and the U.S.

Zoom Afternoon Break
September 24, 2020 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join your fellow international students and postdocs for a virtual zoom break and a lively game of Codenames every other week! Please sign up if you plan to attend.

Zoom Afternoon Break
September 10, 2020 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join your fellow international students and postdocs for a virtual zoom break and a lively game of Codenames every other week! Please sign up if you plan to attend.

LCE Virtual Conversation Cafe
August 14, 2020 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

After a short opening presentation, language learners will be sorted into breakout rooms by language where you can practice with native speakers.

LCE Virtual Conversation Cafe
August 25, 2020 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

After a short opening presentation, language learners will be sorted into breakout rooms by language where you can practice with native speakers.

Zoom Noon Break
August 27, 2020 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join your fellow international students and postdocs for a virtual noon break and a lively game of Codenames every other week! Please sign up at this each time you plan to attend.

Zoom Noon Break
August 13, 2020 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join your fellow international students and postdocs for a virtual noon break and a lively game of Codenames every other week! Please sign up at this each time you plan to attend.

Global Perspectives
August 6, 2020 - 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Listen to ideas & topics your peers at MIT find meaningful or are passionate about, as well as share your own perspectives.

LCE Virtual Conversation Cafe
July 28, 2020 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

After a short opening presentation, language learners will be sorted into breakout rooms by language where you can practice with native speakers.

Zoom Noon Break
July 30, 2020 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join your fellow international students and postdocs for a virtual noon break and a lively game of Codenames every other week! Please sign up at this each time you plan to attend.

ISO Virtual Office Hours
March 20, 2020 - 12:00 am - December 31, 2020 - 12:00 pm

As of Friday, March 20, the ISO will operate virtually (no staff physically in the office) until further notice in line with MIT’s COVID-19 response. All ISO Services will continue in a remote format.

ISO Virtual Forum: Visas and Travel
June 26, 2020 - 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

A brief presentation for MIT international students regarding current updates on visa processing and travel/entry restrictions to the U.S. The presentation will address pre-submitted questions. Additional questions may be addressed […]

COVID-19 Updates
June 1, 2020 - 8:00 am - June 30, 2020 - 5:00 pm

MIT Medical has a dedicated webpage on resources and links for guidance on Coronavirus, including a helpful FAQ.

Global Perspectives
July 23, 2020 - 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Join your fellow international students and postdocs for a virtual noon break each month (every 2nd Wednesday).

Managing Stress Around COVID-19
April 1, 2020 - 5:00 pm - April 30, 2020 - 6:00 pm

Free online groups available to all MIT students; Facilitated by MIT Mental Health & Counseling

ISO Holiday Open House
December 2, 2019 - 8:00 am - December 20, 2019 - 5:00 pm

Take a break from your final exams, papers, projects and thesis and stop by the ISO for hot apple cider, holiday treats, and warm camaraderie!