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Columbus Day - ISO closed
October 13, 2014
MIT holiday. The ISO will be closed.
ISO Move to E39-278 - Special Hours
October 20, 2014, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, Bldg. 5-133
October 21, 2014, CLOSED
October 22, 2014, 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Bldg. E39-278
The ISO is moving from Building 5 to E39-278 (55 Hayward St) near Kendall Square.
Drop Deadline for Fall 2014 Term
November 19, 2014
International students are required to maintain full-time registration (36 units) at all time during the semester. If you plan to drop classes, please make sure you maintain your full-time status. For questions, please contact the ISO.
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.
ISO Relocating to Bldg E39-278 On Tuesday, October 21st, the MIT International Students Office will be relocating to the second floor of Building E39 in Kendall Square on the corner of Main and Hayward streets. Building E39 is located at 55 Hayward Street, Cambridge, above Rebecca’s Cafe and next to COSI, with another entrance at 290 Main Street. Please see ISO special hours posted to the right of this announcement.
ISO Walk-In Appointments The ISO will continue walk-in hours on Mondays from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm and Thursdays from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Appointments will be first come, first served.
Fall/Winter Travel If you plan to travel during the upcoming season, please read our travel advisory page to be prepared for re-entry to the US. The I-94 arrival/departure system is now electronic if you are traveling by air or sea.
Newly Admitted Students Congratulations on your admissions to MIT. Graduate admits, please click on the above link to get started. Undergraduate admits will be receiving more information by e-mail.