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Orientation 2017
August 2017
All new incoming students are required by immigration law to go through an immigration session and complete the Online Check-In with the ISO upon arrival. Please see the Pre-Arrival or Upon-Arrival checklist for more information.

ISO Welcome Reception
Tuesday, August 29, 2017, Walker Memorial, Morss Hall
Strongly recommended for new international grad students & families. Come meet the ISO, your peers, MIT resources, and current students and spouses. Appetizers will be served. Registration required by Friday, August 25th

Cultural Awareness and Culture Shock Presentation
Thursday, August 31, 2017, Bldg 6-120
Strongly recommended for new international grad students & spouses/partners. Senior MIT administrators will present on this important topic. Refreshments will be provided. Registration required by Monday, August 28th.

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 and Director's announcements for details (as of June 30, 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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