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Patriot's Day - ISO Closed
April 18, 2016
The ISO will be closed in observance of Patriot's Day for an Institute-wide holiday.

Federal and State Tax Deadline
April 15/19, 2016
All international students and dependents must file tax forms due April 15. For individuals living in MA, the deadline this year is April 19, 2016. Please refer to our tax page to access GLACIER Tax Prep software (MIT certificates required), and frequently asked questions (FAQs), and presentation slides from the 2016 tax workshops.

F-1 Optional Practical Training
March - September 2016
F-1 Students who plan to use OPT for summer internships or graduate this semester and would like to work in the U.S. after graduation should apply for OPT 90 days in advance of employment start date.

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

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.

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

GLACIER Tax Prep Software (GTP) System – Our online tax preparation software system for non-residents is now available. Late filings are accepted up to June 15th.

[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.

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