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Spring 2016 Registration Day
February 1, 2016
International students are required to maintain full-time registration status and must be enrolled within 30 days of registration day to maintain immigration status. This semester's enrollment deadline is Tuesday, March 1, 2016.

President's Day - ISO Closed
February 15, 2016
The ISO will be closed in observance of President's Day for an Institute-wide holiday.

Tax Workshops for MIT International Students
March 1 & 28, 2016, 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm
General guidance on the process of filing 2015 US and MA tax returns will be provided. Federal and State tax forms must be filed by April 15, 2016.

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

2015-2016 Statistics – This year's statistics are now online.

ISO Welcomes Dana Riechman – Dana Riechman joins the ISO as International Student Programming Administrator and Advisor.[Read more]

STEM OPT Court Case –The ISO has received inquiries regarding news about the STEM OPT extension being vacated. [Read more]

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

Winter/Spring Travel – If you plan to travel this upcoming season, please read our travel advisory page to be prepared for re-entry to the US and check your I-94 arrival/departure form for accurate entry information when you return.

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