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Independence Day - ISO Closed
July 4, 2016
The ISO will be closed on Monday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day for an Institute-wide holiday.
ISO Employment Information Sessions
March - September 2016
Students interested in pursuing off-campus internships, or will graduate this summer term, and would like to work in the U.S. after graduation, should attend an Employment Information Session to learn about F-1 CPT, F-1 OPT or J-1 Academic Training.
All new incoming students are required by immigration law to go through an immigration session with the ISO upon arrival. Please sign up for the ISO orientation session.
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.
Newly Admitted Students – Congratulations on your admissions to MIT. Summer admits should click the link above to get started. Fall admits should wait until MIT expense figures are finalized in April to apply for immigration documents. Difficulty with login to iMIT, click here regarding DUO authentication.
Assigned Advisors for Students Each international student is assigned a dedicated ISO advisor by MIT program. Find your advisor here.
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.
[New] STEM OPT Page Updated The 2016 STEM OPT 24-month extension final rule is effective beginning May 10, 2016.
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.