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May 21, 2018

On May 24th, the HIO will be closed from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm for Commencement activities. The office will re-open at 1:30 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 realized that you either forgot to take with you one of the required docuemnts or forgot to get a travel signature on your I-20 or ...

Personal Stories

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

The teaching teams in Harvard are wonderful. They are knowledgeable and helpful. The hierarchical barriers don’t exist between you and your professors. If you would like to learn more, take as many office hours as possible.

Bao Le - Vietnam - Harvard Medical School

Represented at Harvard this year

International population over time

International population this year