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August 15, 2018

From Monday, August 20, to Wednesday, September 5th, the HIO will remain open to the public from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm in order to accommodate the large number of newly arrived international students and scholars. New international students and scholars must register with the HIO immediately upon arrival. New international students must first registering with the HIO prior to registering for classes. On September 6th, the HIO will resume its regular walk-in advising hours.  As of September 10, the HIO will have a new schedule of walk-in advising hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday:  9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Tuesday:  11:00 am - 5:00 pm. ...

May 3, 2018

Congratulations graduating class!  As you get ready to graduate please reach out to your HIO advisor with any immigration related questions. If you plan to work in the U.S. using your F-1 OPT or ...

May 3, 2018

As you get ready for your summer outside the U.S. please check to make sure that you have all the required immigration documents in order to return to the U.S. in the fall. Please check the Travel section of this site for general requirements. If at any point you realize that you forgot to take with you one of the required documents or forgot to get a travel signature on your I-20 or ...

Personal Stories

The student body here is without a doubt the best part of Harvard and a huge factor in how much I’ve learned.

Joel Bateman - New Zealand - Harvard College

My best experience at Harvard has been the First-Year International Program, a four day preorientation program for international students. I participated in it when I matriculated, and have had the privilege of been involved in organizing it. Each year it has been  a fantastic way to connect with the international community.

Esme Trahair - United Kingdom - Harvard College

Represented at Harvard this year

International population over time

International population this year