What's New

May 8, 2016

The new STEM OPT rule imposes significant new obligations on employers as well as students and their schools. Harvard administrators may refer to the Administrator Guide section of this web site to get more detailed information. For questions, please reach out to your ...

April 30, 2016

On March 11, 2016, the Department of Homeland Security published a final rule allowing certain F-1 students who receive science, technology, engineering, and mathematics ( ...

April 29, 2016

The HIO continues to work with the University Financial Services Office as well as the Office of Government and Community Affairs on the problems with 2014 tax returns filed with 1042S forms.  It is very  important to respond to IRS notices.  Please see the UFS website for more information as well as a letter that can be used to respond to the IRS.  The HIO will be sending ...

Personal Stories

I feel like there is a lot to learn and imbibe from people due to the vast diversity in the background, culture and personalities and also because the international folklore is quite large.  Hence, every other person I meet on campus has an amazing story to tell and an interesting background to share.

Sukanya PunthambakerIndiaHarvard Medical School

It is not a wild generalization that everyone I meet around campus is pursuing something that is outside my limits of comprehension

Stefan StanojevicSerbiaGraduate School of Design

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International population over time

International population this year