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ISO CLOSED for Thanksgiving Break - November 23-24
The ISO, and most MIT offices, will be closed on Thursday November 23 and Friday, November 24 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. The ISO will re-open on Monday, November 27 at 9:00am. If you need urgent assistance, please email ISO-Help ( and an advisor will respond as soon as possible.

International Community Coffee Hours
Friday, December 1, 2017, 10:00 am to 11:00 am, E19-202
Come meet fellow international students and learn about the resources available to you while enjoying breakfast.

Travel Signature Day
Monday December 4, 2017 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm in E19-202
Stop by the ISO with your Form I-20 of Form DS-2019 and get a travel signature "on the spot" (immediately)!

Navigating MIT: Stress Management & Self-Care
Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 5:00pm-6:30pm, E19-202
The ISO welcomes Zan Barry, from MIT Community Wellness and MIT Mental Health & Counseling, who will present on how to make your health a priority and maintain a healthy school-life balance. Please RSVP if you plan to attend.

Welcome to the International Students Office (ISO) at MIT. The ISO serves all incoming and currently enrolled international students at the Institute. The ISO assists students in maintaining their legal status in the United States, provides support for their dependents, and promotes interaction with and integration into the MIT community at large.

MIT ISO Announcements

[New] Updates on Executive Orders, travel/entry ban, and other major immigration updates See resources and ISO Associate Dean/Director's announcements for details (as of November 17, 2017)

Tax & Immigration Scams Protect your information! Please contact the MIT Police or the ISO if you receive requests for your personal information from an un-solicitated source.

ISO Newsletter -- Read current and past issues of the new ISO Newsletter.  For non-students, you can also subscribe to receive published copies by email.

Assigned Advisors for Students – Each international student is assigned a dedicated ISO advisor by MIT program. Find your advisor here.

ISO has moved to E18-219 – Come and visit us at our new location in Building E18. Visitors should enter through 50 Ames Street. Also, check out our updated mailing addresses.

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