What's New

April 20, 2018

Representatives from the Social Security Administration will come to campus to process Social Security Numbers (SSN) on Wednesday, May 2, 12:30 pm -4:30 pm on HBS campus in Aldrich 108.  If you are eligible for an SSN please feel free to attend the session. You must take with you the required paperwork to the session. Click here for required paperwork. ...

March 23, 2018

On March 23, 2018, the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) will launch the SEVP Portal for F-1 students participating in post-completion optional practical training ( ...

March 21, 2018

The HIO is pleased to announce an informational session entitled Green Cards, Entrepreneurship, and Work Visas: What Do I Need to Know? 

Join attorneys from local immigration law firm Iandoli, Desai & & Cronin, P.C. speaking about topics such as H-1Bs, TNs, O-1s, entrepreneurship, green cards and much more during this session sponsored by the Office for Postdoctoral Affairs and the HIO.  Q & A to follow.  The session will be held on Thursday, April 26th, 2018, 1:00-3:00 pm in Science Center Hall A. ...

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 Punthambaker - India - Harvard Medical School

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

Represented at Harvard this year

International population over time

International population this year