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ISO Special Closing
August 4, 2015
The ISO will be closed on Tuesday, August 4th for an office retreat.

Post-completion Off-campus Work Permission
March - September 2015
Students who plan to graduate this semester and would like to work in the U.S. after graduation should apply for post-completion of degree Optional Practical Training.

Orientation 2015
Summer 2015
All new incoming students are required by immigration law to go through an immigration session with the ISO upon arrival. Please remember to also complete your iMIT pre-arrival online check-in.

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

ISO Walk-In Appointments Suspended from August 17th to September 3, 2015 – The ISO will temporarily suspend walk-in hours on Mondays from 1 to 3 pm and Thursdays from 10 am to 12 pm due to incoming student orientation. Please call the ISO to make scheduled appointments with an advisor.

Newly Redesigned I-20 Form –Beginning June 26, 2015, any new produced Form I-20 will be in a new redesigned format. All F-1 students and F-2 dependents will be required to have a new version of the form by July 1, 2016. [Read more]

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

Spring/Summer 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.