Office of Graduate Affairs

Information for International Students

international business school students speaks with faculty member after class

International Students and Scholars Office

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The International Students and Scholars Office provides assistance with immigration procedures necessary for international students to maintain legal student status. The ISSO also serves as an advising center for employment, cross-cultural adaptation, academics and health insurance, and how each of these relates to visa status. The ISSO sponsors special activities for international students throughout the year and also distributes a bimonthly email newsletter.

Intercultural Center

Swig Center

The Intercultural Center houses an extensive resource room with a computer cluster that has internet access and printing, and a conference room and  kitchen. The latter two can be reserved through the center's main office. All ICC clubs are open to undergraduate and graduate students. Graduate students can attend meetings and participate in shows and other events. Graduate students cannot run for elected positions in undergraduate student clubs.

Other Resources

Activities for International Students

Programs (some free) through the Waltham community specifically available to international graduate students:

SIM Cards for International Phones

CampusSIMS is ideal for international students who wish to use their existing phone for international calling and texting.

Use the Graduate Student Center as pickup address:

415 South Street
MS 207
Waltham, MA 02453

Car Financing for International Students

Lendbuzz offers attractive car financing for international students and professionals. New and used cars, no SSN or credit history required.