Past Events

ISO Relationship Series: Academic Relationships
April 19, 2024 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

E19-202 This spring semester, come learn about the expectations for academic and professional relationship building, as well as tips for building your community and making friends in the US. Open […]

Treats & Talks: International Mixer
April 8, 2024 - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

56-162Join us in our next event of the ISO series aimed at bringing together international students in a relaxed atmosphere. This event is also part of the OGE Grad Appreciation Week. Desserts will […]

Treats & Talks: International Mixer
March 21, 2024 - 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

4-253 Join us in our next event of the ISO series aimed at bringing together international students in a relaxed atmosphere.  Desserts will be provided. Organized by ISO Grad Fellows, Ambar & Manavi Registration […]

ISO Pi(e) Day: RAK Week
March 14, 2024 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Random Acts of Kindness Week (RAK Week) E18-219, ISO Office Stop by for a mini pie to commemorate Pi Day and RAK Week. *Limited supplies: first come, first served

Treats & Talks: International Mixer
March 6, 2024 - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

ISO kicks off a series of events aimed at bringing together international students in a relaxed atmosphere. Join us for a delightful gathering, where you can mingle with fellow grad […]

LCE Evening Event
March 4, 2024 - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

10-105, Bush room Let’s meet, eat, and speak!Practice a language with a group of native speakers and other language learners, meet other language lovers, and learn about the LCE.Anyone who […]

LCE Lunch
April 5, 2024 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

10-105, Bush room Let’s meet, eat, and speak!Practice a language with a group of native speakers and other language learners, meet other language lovers, and learn about the LCE.Anyone who […]

LCE Lunch
March 22, 2024 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

10-105, Bush room Let’s meet, eat, and speak!Practice a language with a group of native speakers and other language learners, meet other language lovers, and learn about the LCE.Anyone who […]

Visiting Student Welcome Social
March 1, 2024 - 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Bush Room, 10-105 You are invited to the Visiting Student Welcome Social! You will have the chance to enjoy donuts/coffee/hot chocolate while connecting with new and current visiting students during several interactive games.RSVP (registration) […]

Cooking with Antoinette
February 27, 2024 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join ISO staff member Antoinette Browne for a virtual cooking session–you can join in the cooking or just observe! Sign up for reminders We will be cooking the following recipes:ROASTED VEGGIES PAN (for full meal add tofu, chicken, […]

ISO Welcome (Back) Social
February 22, 2024 - 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Lunar New Year theme (Year of the Dragon)Come mingle with other students and enjoy Chinese & Vietnamese cuisine as well as a calligraphy activity.

LCE Lunch
February 16, 2024 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

10-105, Bush room Registration required (link will be added soon!) Let’s meet, eat, and speak!Practice a language with a group of native speakers and other language learners, meet other language […]

ISO Valentine Drop-In
February 14, 2024 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

E18-219, ISO Office Stop by to enjoy some Valentine candy and treats! First 10 people to arrive and say “I love you” in their language will win a prize!

MIT Film Premiere: Brief Tender Light
March 20, 2024 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

RESCHEDULED to Wednesday, March 20, 2024 On Tuesday, February 13, the Museum will present Brief Tender Light, a new documentary from Ghanaian filmmaker Arthur Musah ’04, MNG ’05 that follows four African undergraduates through […]

Immigration Attorney Presentation
February 8, 2024 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Presentation by Boston-based immigration law firm Iandoli Desai & Cronin P.C.Immigration attorneys will discuss work visas and permanent residence options for life beyond your F or J student visa status.No […]

IAP: What Every International Student and Trainee Should Know about U.S. Employment
January 30, 2024 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 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 […]

IAP: Cultural Awareness for Communicating More Effectively in a Global Community
January 24, 2024 - 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

In this lively and interactive seminar, Bhaskar Pant, Executive Director of MIT Professional Education and a globally-experienced senior executive and educator in intercultural communication, will make you aware of visible and invisible cultural […]

Stress Management
December 8, 2023 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Tips for handling everyday stress, as well as particularly stressful situations.Presented by: Dr. Xiaolu Hsi, MIT Student Mental Health & Counseling Services (SMH&C)Sponsored by the ISO & SMH&C Lunch will […]

ISO Holiday Drop-In
December 15, 2023 - 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Stop by E19-202 to enjoy some hot apple cider and treats.This is our annual tradition! With the very best end-of-term wishes,ISO

ISO Holiday Drop-In
December 13, 2023 - 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Stop by E19-202 to enjoy some hot apple cider and treats.This is our annual tradition! With the very best end-of-term wishes,ISO

ISO Holiday Drop-In
December 7, 2023 - 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Stop by E19-202 to enjoy some hot apple cider and treats.This is our annual tradition! With the very best end-of-term wishes,ISO

Cooking with Antoinette
November 21, 2023 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join ISO staff member Antoinette Browne for a virtual cooking session–you can join in the cooking or just observe! Sign up for reminders This month we’ll be cooking:ANTOINETTE’S SPONGE CAKE ISO ONLINE RECIPE BOOK LINK TO […]

IEW: Nightmarket
November 17, 2023 - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Nightmarket is an annual event that celebrates the diverse array of cultures and traditions within pan-Asian communities on MIT’s campus. The event is a nod to the abundance of street […]

IEW: Taste of the Continents
November 15, 2023 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join the Graduate Students Council (GSC) and International Students Office (ISO) to celebrate the 2023 International Education Week through dumplings! We will showcase several versions of dumplings from different continents […]

Navigating MIT: Financial Goal Setting 101
November 16, 2023 - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join Student Financial Services for an interactive workshop geared towards helping you develop short and long term financial goals. Participants will leave with the tools and knowledge to set their […]

International Education Week (IEW) 2023
November 13, 2023 - 12:00 am - November 17, 2023 - 11:59 pm

International Education Week (IEW) is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of […]

Navigating MIT: Imposter Phenomenon
December 1, 2023 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Imposter Phenomenon: Do you make excuses about your successes? (“I’m just lucky, was at the right place at the right time, anyone could have done it.” etc). Do you remember every […]

Navigating MIT: Networking in the US American Context
November 2, 2023 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Networking in the US American Context: In this workshop, we’ll lay out the basics of networking, informational interviewing, and the US American work culture. You’ll learn why a strong basis is […]

Day of the Dead @ISO
November 6, 2023 - 5:00 am - 6:30 pm

We’re excited to celebrate this vibrant Mexican tradition with you, a Mexican celebration that honors and remembers loved ones who have passed away. We will paint sugar skull ceramics and savor […]

ISO Halloween Grab & Go
October 31, 2023 - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

E19-202, classroom down the hall from ISO office Our Annual ISO Tradition!Stop by E19-202 to pick up some candy & treats!*First 10 to arrive in costume will win a prize*Also […]

Immigration Attorney: Life after Practical Training
October 30, 2023 - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

With Goss Associates, Immigration Law10-250 (in person) No registration neededSlides will be available a few days after event at the Student Content Access page (*Kerberos required) Want to learn about […]

Cooking with Antoinette
October 17, 2023 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join ISO staff member Antoinette Browne for a virtual cooking session–you can join in the cooking or just observe! Sign up for reminders This month we’ll be cooking:ANTOINETTE’S CINCINNATI CHILIISO ONLINE RECIPE BOOK (slides 6-7) LINK […]

Visiting Student Welcome Social
October 18, 2023 - 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Bush Room, 10-105 You are invited to the Visiting Student Welcome Social! You will have the chance to enjoy donuts/coffee/hot chocolate while connecting with new and current visiting students during several interactive games.RSVP (registration) […]

Navigating MIT: Understanding American Culture & Friendship
October 19, 2023 - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

American Culture and Friendship: We will discuss culture shock and tips for adjustment, as well as explain aspects of U.S. culture that may be confusing or surprising. We’ll finish up […]

Navigating MIT: Hacks for a Successful Semester
October 13, 2023 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Hacks for a Successful Semester: Identify effective strategies to maintain productivity and efficiency during busy times of the semester. Learn how to tap into feelings of motivation, improve focus, decrease […]

Networking in the US American Context: For Undergrads
October 5, 2023 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

E19-202Lunch served (registration on Handshake required) In this workshop, we’ll lay out the basics of networking, informational interviewing, and the US American work culture. You’ll learn why a strong basis […]

Grad Welcome Social
September 14, 2023 - 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

All new grad students are invited enjoy some donuts/coffee while connecting with fellow graduate students through speed friending! E19-202, 50 Ames StreetSign-up is required, as space is limited. *Note: Vegan […]

LCE Evening Event
October 20, 2023 - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Let’s meet, eat, and speak!Practice a language with a group of native speakers and other language learners, meet other language lovers, and learn about the LCE. Anyone who is affiliated […]

LCE Evening Event
September 21, 2023 - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Let’s meet, eat, and speak!Practice a language with a group of native speakers and other language learners, meet other language lovers, and learn about the LCE. Anyone who is affiliated […]

LCE Lunch
December 11, 2023 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Let’s meet, eat, and speak!Practice a language with a group of native speakers and other language learners, meet other language lovers, and learn about the LCE. Anyone who is affiliated […]

LCE Lunch
November 13, 2023 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Let’s meet, eat, and speak!Practice a language with a group of native speakers and other language learners, meet other language lovers, and learn about the LCE. Anyone who is affiliated […]

LCE Lunch
October 2, 2023 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Let’s meet, eat, and speak!Practice a language with a group of native speakers and other language learners, meet other language lovers, and learn about the LCE. Anyone who is affiliated […]

LCE Lunch
September 8, 2023 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Let’s meet, eat, and speak!Practice a language with a group of native speakers and other language learners, meet other language lovers, and learn about the LCE. Anyone who is affiliated […]

Virtual Summer Mixer
August 1, 2023 - 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Excited about your move to Cambridge and want a fun event to meet students from the incoming international graduate cohort? Our ISO Virtual Summer Mixer ’23 is the chance to […]

Visiting Student Summer Welcome event
July 27, 2023 - 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Bush Room, 10-105 You are invited to the Visiting Student Welcome Social! You will have the chance to enjoy donuts/coffee/hot chocolate while connecting with new and current visiting students during several interactive games. RSVP […]

Boba Tea Evening Break
July 20, 2023 - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Get ready for some summer boba bliss. Let your love for boba match the sizzling summer vibes! Take some time to mingle, or just feel free to grab and go.Hope […]

Networking in a U.S. American Context [Virtual]
July 13, 2023 - 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 […]

Cooking with Antoinette
June 27, 2023 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join ISO staff member Antoinette Browne for a virtual cooking session–you can join in the cooking or just observe! Sign up for reminders This month we’ll be cooking:CAJUN CHICKEN/SHRIMP ALFREDO PASTA (or just add veggies or […]

ISO Cake Reception
June 2, 2023 - 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Congratulations, 2023 Graduates!Stop by the ISO with your family & friends to celebrate your achievement with us 2023 GraduationISO Cake ReceptionFriday, June 2ndAnytime between 12pm and 3pmE18-219 50 Ames Street Cake, coffee, & tea […]

ISO Relationship Series: Romantic Relationships
May 12, 2023 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Come and learn how to build your community and understand the expectations for professional and romantic relationships as international students at MIT and in the US. Sessions will be held […]

ISO Relationship Series: Professional
May 4, 2023 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Come and learn how to build your community and understand the expectations for professional and romantic relationships as international students at MIT and in the US. Sessions will be held […]

ISO Relationship Series: Community
April 27, 2023 - 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Come and learn how to build your community and understand the expectations for professional and romantic relationships as international students at MIT and in the US. Sessions will be held […]

ISO Grad Appreciation Lunch
April 7, 2023 - 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

E19-202 Registration required, as space and food are limited. During Grad Appreciation Week (April 3-9), international graduate students are invited enjoy some food during lunchtime! Sign-up is required to know […]

The History of Race in America
April 19, 2023 - 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

E19-202Registration requiredDinner served This session will help inform attendees on the construct of race in America and how its manifestations continue today. Presented by Dr. Alma Jam, from MIT Intercultural […]

Visiting Student Welcome Event: Breakfast for Dinner
April 6, 2023 - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Bush Room, 10-105 You are invited to the Visiting Student Welcome Social next week! You will have the chance to enjoy donuts/coffee/hot chocolate and other breakfast snacks while connecting with fellow visiting students during […]

Cooking with Antoinette
March 28, 2023 - 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Join ISO staff member Antoinette Browne for a virtual cooking session–you can join in the cooking or just observe! Recurring Zoom Link:https://mit.zoom.us/j/92402061745 ISO ONLINE RECIPE BOOK (this month’s recipes found on slides 9-11) This month we’ll […]

ISO St. Patrick’s Day Drop-In
March 17, 2023 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

MIT ISO E18-19 MIT ISO is open for students drop-in for St. Patrick’s Day treats/candy The first 15 people to arrive wearing green will win a prize

ISO RAK Week: How do you cope?
March 16, 2023 - 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

MIT ISO, E18-219 * MIT ISO wants to know how you cope at MIT surrounding your academics, mental & physical health, relationships, and finances. Come to the ISO and write […]

LCE Evening Event
April 20, 2023 - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Let’s meet, eat, and speak!Practice a language with a group of native speakers and other language learners, meet other language lovers, and learn about the LCE.Cups not provided. Bring your […]

LCE Evening Event
March 27, 2023 - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Let’s meet, eat, and speak!Practice a language with a group of native speakers and other language learners, meet other language lovers, and learn about the LCE.Cups not provided. Bring your […]

LCE Lunch
April 6, 2023 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Let’s meet, eat, and speak!Practice a language with a group of native speakers and other language learners, meet other language lovers, and learn about the LCE.Cups not provided. Bring your […]

LCE Lunch
March 13, 2023 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Let’s meet, eat, and speak!Practice a language with a group of native speakers and other language learners, meet other language lovers, and learn about the LCE.Cups not provided. Bring your […]

Language Conversation Exchange (LCE)
January 1, 2023 - 8:00 am - December 31, 2023 - 5:00 pm

Open to all members of the MIT community, We connect people across MIT for conversation, cultural exchange, and friendship. Find a conversation partner at MIT so you can practice a language […]

Welcome (Back) Mixer
February 16, 2023 - 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Come mingle with other students during ice breaker games and enjoy some snacks! Open to new and current students

ISO Valentine Drop-In
February 14, 2023 - 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Stop by the ISO office in E18-219 for candy & treatsThe first 10 people to arrive and say “I love you” in their language will win a prize!

IAP: Marie Kondo Your Job Search – Declutter Your Mind and Tidy up your Job Search
February 2, 2023 - 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: Cooking with Antoinette & ABAC
January 25, 2023 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Our virtual cooking sessions are resuming! Join ISO staff member Antoinette Browne for a joint cooking session with ISO and ABAC. You can join in the cooking or just observe!*Open to international students […]

Immigration Attorney Presentation: Life After Practical Training
February 9, 2023 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Presentation by immigration law firm Iandoli Desai & Cronin P.C.  Immigration attorneys will discuss work visas and permanent residence options for life beyond your F or J student visa status. Via Zoom. […]

IAP: What Every International Student and Trainee Should Know about U.S. Employment, with Dan Beaudry
January 18, 2023 - 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 […]

December Holiday Drop-Ins
December 14, 2022 - 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Our annual tradition continues! Stop by E19-202 (the classroom down the hall from ISO) on any of these days to enjoy some homemade apple cider & treats to go! Thursday, December 1: 11am […]

December Holiday Drop-Ins
December 8, 2022 - 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Our annual tradition continues! Stop by E19-202 (the classroom down the hall from ISO) on any of these days to enjoy some homemade apple cider & treats to go! Thursday, December 1: 11am […]

December Holiday Drop-Ins
December 1, 2022 - 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Our annual tradition continues!Stop by E19-202 (the classroom down the hall from ISO) on any of these days to enjoy some homemade apple cider & treats to go! Thursday, December 1: 11am to […]

Cooking with Antoinette: Thanksgiving recipes
November 23, 2022 - 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Next cooking session is Wed, Nov 23 @12noon(day before Thanksgiving) Zoom link: https://mit.zoom.us/j/92402061745Sign up for reminders Join ISO staff member Antoinette Browne as she shares more recipes with us! Feel free […]

Celebrating International Education Week 2022
November 14, 2022 - 5:00 pm - November 18, 2022 - 11:00 pm

Celebrate with the MIT Community the 2022 International Education Week, an annual celebration promoted by the U.S. Department of State, to highlight the vibrant and diverse global community at MIT. […]

Immigration Attorney: Life after Practical Training
November 9, 2022 - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Employment Visas & Green CardsWith Goss Associates, Immigration Law Slides will be available later, with possible recordingNo registration needed Want to learn about the array of work visa options in […]

LCE Events: Eat Meet Speak
December 5, 2022 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Practice with native speakers and fellow language learners! English learners welcome! Refreshments served at each event. Location: Bush Room, 10-105

LCE Events: Eat Meet Speak
November 10, 2022 - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Practice with native speakers and fellow language learners! English learners welcome! Refreshments served at each event. Location: Bush Room, 10-105

LCE Events: Eat Meet Speak
October 24, 2022 - 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Practice with native speakers and fellow language learners! English learners welcome! Refreshments served at each event.

Halloween Grab & Go
October 31, 2022 - 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

The ISO loves Halloween.Stop by E19-202 to pick up some candy and Halloween treats! ~Halloween costumes are encouraged~ and the First 10 to arrive IN COSTUME will win a prize!

Cooking with Antoinette: October
October 18, 2022 - 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Our virtual cooking sessions are resuming! Join ISO staff member Antoinette as she teaches us how to cook some delicious and simple recipes! You don’t have to cook all the […]

Navigating MIT: Finish Strong: End-of-Semester Hacks
December 9, 2022 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

E19-202 This wellness coaching workshop will help you learn practical techniques to maintain your focus, plan for your deadlines, ignore self-doubt, and take care of your mind and body in […]

Navigating MIT: Financial Goal Setting 101
December 1, 2022 - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

E19-202 Join Student Financial Services for an interactive workshop geared towards helping you develop short and long term financial goals. Participants will leave with the tools and knowledge to set […]

Navigating MIT: Imposter Phenomenon
December 7, 2022 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

[Virtual] Zoom link will be sent prior to event Presented by MIT Student Mental Health & Counseling Services. Do you make excuses about your successes? (“I’m just lucky, was at the […]

Navigating MIT: American Culture & Friendship
October 19, 2022 - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

E19-202 Presented by the ISO. We will discuss culture shock and tips for adjustment, as well as explain aspects of U.S. culture that may be confusing or surprising. We’ll finish […]

Navigating MIT: Stress Management
October 14, 2022 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

E19-202 Presented by Dr. Xiaolu Hsi, MIT Student Mental Health & Counseling Services. Tips for handling everyday stress, as well as particularly stressful situations. The Navigating MIT Series includes workshops […]

Navigating MIT: Discover Boston
October 5, 2022 - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

E19-202 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 the […]

Networking in a U.S. American Context [Virtual]
October 4, 2022 - 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 […]

Language Conversation Exchange (LCE)
January 1, 2022 - 8:00 am - December 31, 2022 - 5:00 pm

Open to all members of the MIT community, We connect people across MIT for conversation, cultural exchange, and friendship. Find a conversation partner at MIT so you can practice a language […]

Discover Boston/Virtual Mixer
July 27, 2022 - 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Targeted to incoming international students.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 […]

Evening Break
July 21, 2022 - 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

In the midst of your internship/research and asking for a break?You wished it, and you got it! Come to join the ISO Evening Break! It is a grab-and-go event offering […]

Networking in the American Context [Virtual]
July 14, 2022 - 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 […]

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 […]

ISO Virtual Forum: Open Forum
July 27, 2022 - 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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.

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!