ISO Summer Office Hours, Holiday Schedule effective June 17-August 2, 2024

ISO Summer Office Hours, Holiday Schedule effective June 17-August 2, 2024

ISO Staff will be working this Summer 2024 Monday-Friday from 9:00am-5:00pm, but will have a hybrid of walk-in hours and days when Staff will be in the office or working fully remote.

The ISO, and most MIT offices, will be CLOSED for Institute holidays on:
*Wednesday, June 19 (observance of Juneteenth)
*Thursday, July 4 – Friday, July 5 (observance of Independence Day).

Beginning on Monday, June 17, and continuing through Friday, August 2, 2024, the ISO Walk-In Hours will be as follows:
Mondays: 10:00am-3:00pm
Tuesdays: 10:00am-3:00pm
Wednesdays: Fully Remote – No Walk-Ins
Thursdays: 10:00am-3:00pm
Fridays: Fully Remote – No Walk-Ins

How to contact staff outside of walk-in hours:

*ISO Advisors conduct appointments remotely via Zoom, and can be reached by email and by phone.  Contact your ISO Advisor:

*Visa documents will continue to be requested/processed online via iMIT (  Documents (Form I-20, Form DS-2019, letters) can be sent electronically to students to download, print, and “wet” sign to use as original/legal documents.

*To obtain a new travel validation signature on your Form I-20 or Form DS-2019, review instructions on the ISO “Visas and Travel” webpage:

*For details on eligibility and application procedures for employment authorization, please consult the ISO “Employment” webpage:

*New Student Information (Online Check-In, Orientation Programs, etc.) available on the ISO “Getting Started” webpage:

*ISO Knowledge Base (Frequently Asked Questions):

Please continue to consult the ISO website ( for extensive resources and guidance on online/remote support services.

ISO Phone number:  617-253-3795

ISO Email:

ISO Advisor Information:

ISO Emergency Phone Number (cannot wait until next business day, primarily for travel/entry to the U.S. issues):  617-258-5480

ISO Updates/News Announcements:

If you have a non-immigration emergency, please contact MIT Police Non-Emergency Number (617-253-2996) or Emergency Number (617-253-1212), or dial 100 from any MIT phone. 

Thank you for your assistance and we wish everyone a wonderful summer!