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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

The student body here is without a doubt the best part of Harvard and a huge factor in how much I’ve learned.

Joel BatemanNew ZealandHarvard College

I find that Boston truly is a melting pot of diverse human beings and ways of thinking which helps me extend my perspective on life and my research as a scholar at Harvard.

Sandra StaudacherSwitzerlandHarvard Medical School

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