What's New

December 6, 2018

As you get ready to leave for winter break please check to make sure that the traavel signature on your Form I-20 or DS-2019 will be less than 12 months old at the time of your reentry to the U.S. If you need an updated travel signature, please stop by the HIO to obtain one before you leave campus. For more ...

December 5, 2018

The HIO is closed for Winter Recess as of 5:00 pm on Friday December 21, 2018 and will reopen at 9:00 am on January 2, 2019. If you left the U.S. and forgot to take your I-20 or DS-2019 with you, or realized that the travel signature on your I-20 or DS-2019 will be more than 12 months old at the time of your ...

October 3, 2018

Each year the U.S. Department of State announces the countries eligible to apply for the Diversity Visa (green card) lottery. Information about this year's lottery (DV 2020) can be found here. For DV–2020, natives of the following countries are not eligible to apply, because more than 50,000 natives of these countries immigrated to the United States in the previous five years: Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, China ( ...

Personal Stories

I met an incredible and very diverse group of people, from all over the world who taught me so many things at so many levels.  So I think in that sense, coming to Harvard makes you a truly global citizen

Mariano Gomez Luque - Argentina - Graduate School of Design

I have met amazing people that make feel like at home. It is surprising to meet new people of different nationalities, backgrounds, and cultures that share similar experiences and ambitions than mine. That helps me to get along easily with them.

Eduardo Peláez - Peru - Graduate School of Design

Represented at Harvard this year

International population over time

International population this year