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Social Security on Campus
September 19 and 26, 2016, E39-040, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
The Social Security Administration will be on campus; any MIT student is welcome to apply for a SSN or a denial letter.

ISO Special Hours - Closed 10:15 am to 12:15 pm
September 21, 2016
The ISO will be closed for an Office of the Dean for Graduate Education all-staff monthly meeting.

Fall 2016 Registration Day
October 5, 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 Wednesday October 5, 2016. Information about MIT registration can be found at the Registrar's office website.

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.  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.

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