It is important for you to maintain valid visa status while in the United States and at MIT. Please contact the International Scholars Office (ISchO) if you have any questions or concerns. We can guide you and help ensure your compliance with regulations. Please do your part to make sure the ISchO always has the most accurate, up-to-date information about you, and inform the ISchO of the following in advance:
Always pursue your teaching and/or research activities. Do not engage in activities not authorized under your nonimmigrant visa program. If you are not sure if an activity would be permitted, check with the ISchO in advance.
Additional information specific to individuals in J, H, and TN visa status can be found in the following documents, which new J-1, H-1B, and TN scholars must sign upon arrival:
Last Updated: March 2017