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

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

The ISO, and most MIT offices, will be closed for a holiday break from December 24, 2022 through January 2, 2023.

The ISO will close beginning at 3:00pm on Friday, December 23 and will re-open for walk-in office hours at 10:00am on Tuesday, January 3, 2023.

ISO Staff will continue to monitor the main ISO email account ( and will check phone messages to the ISO main phoneline (617-253-3795).

If you need to request a new Form I-20 or Form DS-2019 with a new travel signature, instructions on how to make the request in iMIT are listed on the ISO Visas and Travel webpage (

Please be reminded that the ISO has extensive resources online, so we encourage students to review the ISO website ( for information and guidance, including:
Visas and Travel resources:
Employment Information:
New Student resources:
ISO Knowledge Base (Frequently Asked Questions):

If you have an urgent/emergency situation that cannot wait until the office re-opens on Tuesday, January 3, you may call the ISO Emergency Phone Number (617-258-5480). The emergency phone line should especially be used if you are experiencing any travel issues at the U.S. ports-of-entry/U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

Wishing you a great remainder of the Fall semester and best wishes for a very Happy Holidays and a wonderful Winter Break!