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Travel Signature Days & Updated I-20 Form Pick Up
November 16 & December 10, 2015, 10 am - 4 pm, E39-040
The ISO will sign I-20s and DS-2019s for travel immediately on these special days and also have Form I-20s in the new format ready for pick up for all current F-1 students.

ISO Special Hours - Closed 10:15 am to 12:15 pm
November 18, 2015
The ISO will be closed for an Office of the Dean for Graduate Education all-staff monthly meeting.

Drop Deadline for Fall 2015 Term
November 18, 2015
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.

MIT ISO Announcements

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

ISO Welcomes David Elwell – David Elwell has been named Associate Dean and Director of the ISO. Elwell comes to the position with over 20 years of experience in student and academic affairs. [Read more]

STEM OPT Court Case –The ISO has received inquiries regarding news about the STEM OPT extension being vacated, effective as of February 12, 2016. [Read more]

Newly Redesigned I-20 Form – Beginning June 26, 2015, any newly printed Form I-20 will be in a new format. [Read more]

Fall/Winter Travel – If you plan to travel this upcoming season, please read our travel advisory page to be prepared for re-entry to the US and check your I-94 arrival/departure form for accurate entry information when you return.

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