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In Memory of Danielle Guichard-Ashbrook
Along with the Book of Condolences in the ISO reception area, is available at the request of our students and alumni/ae around the world for anyone to share their memories and condolences. An MIT community-wide memorial service for Danielle is planned for February or March 2015.


ISO Closed on Wednesday
January 28, 2015
The ISO will remain closed with the rest of the Institute for snow clean-up. Please see for more information.

J-1 Student Visa Workshop
January 28, 2015, 12:00pm - 1:30 pm, Room 5-134
This workshop will focus on employment regulations for MIT degree students, medical insurance, and the two-year home residency requirement. Presented by Aurora Brule, ISO advisor.

Working After Graduation: Immigration Concerns
January 29, 2015, 12:00pm - 1:30pm, Rm. 10-250
This seminar will focus on rules regulating employment opportunities after graduation for international graduates, including information about H1-B visa status and US permanent residency.
Presented by Iandoli Desai & Cronin P.C., Attorneys-at-Law.

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

An Important Message to Our Students – We are writing to you to share some very sad news that our dear Director and Associate Dean, Danielle Guichard-Ashbrook, died on Nov. 5th, surrounded by her family. (More)

2014-2015 Statistics – This year's statistics are now online.

ISO Relocates to Bldg E39-278 – On Tuesday, October 21st, the MIT International Students Office relocated to the second floor of Building E39 (55 Hayward Street) in Kendall Square on the corner of Main and Hayward streets.

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.

US Tax Forms Due April 15, 2015 – International students should wait until they receive an email from the International Students Office regarding available software to complete their tax forms.