What's New

July 16, 2015

All Forms I-20 printed on or after June 29, 2015 will look different from your current Form I-20 due to the redesign of the Form by the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP).  All Forms I-20 issued before June 29, 2015, are valid until July 01, 2016.  We will provide you with the redesigned Form I-20 during the fall semester.  In the meantime, if you wish to apply for a Social Security Number, ...

June 16, 2015

As you prepare to come to Harvard, we encourage you to review our guides for new students and scholars to make sure that you will have all the required immigration documents with you for entry to the U.S. We look forward to meeting all of you when you register with us. ...

February 21, 2015

Congratulations on your admission to Harvard University! Your next step is to secure a U.S. student visa. Please watch this informational video on what you need to do in order to obtain your U.S. student visa. For specific questions, please contact an HIO advisor assigned to your school. ...

Personal Stories

Boston, as a city of immigrants, shares the same values and outlook as my Greek birthplace. Strolling along the Charles River or enjoying the sea breeze at the Boston harbor transports me back home.

Eurydice GeorganteliGreeceGSAS

Every moment I spent at Harvard so far has been beautiful and it still feels unreal.It is great to be part of Harvard’s intellectually engaging community and every day spent here is an inspiration.

Ana-Maria ConstantinRomaniaHarvard College2016

Represented at Harvard this year

International population over time

International population this year