Past Events

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 Thanksgiving dinner on November 26, if you and your housemates decide to celebrate (or just enjoy it as a delicious snack!).

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!

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 to a fixed period, eliminating “Duration of Status (D/S).” The MIT International Scholars Office (ISchO) and International Students Office (ISO) will host this Forum to […]

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.

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: 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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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).

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 if time allows. *Virtual Forum Presentation Slides (PDF)A recording of the Virtual Forum will be posted soon.

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.

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!