What's New

November 19, 2015

You must plan for international travel by first reviewing your immigration documents . In general, most international students and scholars at Harvard will need the following in order to return to the U.S.:

  • Valid passport
  • Valid U.S. visa in passport (except for Canadian citizens)
  • Valid immigration document (Form
  • ...
October 1, 2015

The U.S. government has redesigned the Form I-20. The HIO is in the process of printing and distributing new I-20s for all continuing students (new students should have received a new I-20 when they registered with the HIO). Forms I-20 will be distributed in October as follows:

HBS MBA                                 HBS Spangler Box/Course Distribution Box (already distributed)
HBS DBA                        ...

October 1, 2015

You may have heard that the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia made a decision in August to “vacate” the 2008  STEM OPT rule but delayed the order until February 12, 2016.  The delay was important, as it gave the ...

Personal Stories

Harvard is truly a transforming place. Since coming to Harvard, I have experienced tremendous growth and maturity in my academic, professional, and social life.

Frank BliboGhanaGSAS

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

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International population over time

International population this year