Information Sessions

The International Coordinating Committee (ICC) periodically hosts sessions highlighting the resources MIT offers for international activities and travel.

This page will be updated as new sessions are added. A sample of archived ICC sessions is available below, along with presentations offered by other MIT offices and departments.


International Travel Info Session
Please join us for a new session on international travel.  We have enlisted experts to provide tips and answer your questions.  This event is sponsored by the International Coordinating Committee (ICC).  

Topics and presenters:

  • Safety and Security: Todd Holmes, International Safety and Security
  • Health and Travel Clinic: Dr. Howard Heller, MIT Medical
  • Sending Students Abroad: April Julich Perez, MISTI 
  • EHS Concerns: Lou DiBerardinis, EHS
  • Travel Policies and Money Matters: Paul Anderson, VPF Travel
  • Technology Tips: Oliver Thomas, IS&T
  • Export Control: Janet Johnston, Office of Sponsored Programs

When: December 8, 2017, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Location: Chipman Room, 6-104
RSVP: Tammy Greenwood (

Health, Safety and Security Abroad Workshop:
Attend the Health, Safety & Security Abroad Workshop, covering topics such as pre-departure preparation, managing personal security, and International ISOS insurance.

Presented by:
Griselda Gomez, MISTI
Todd Holmes, International Safety and Security

When: November 29, 2017, 5:00pm
Location: 54-100


  • Traveling Safely Internationally: For Work and Pleasure (PDF) (2017)
  • Safety and Security (PDF) (Video) (2016)
  • Sending Students Abroad (PDF) (Video) (2016)
  • Export Control (PDF) (2016)
  • Travel Policies and Money Matters (PDF(video) (2015)
  • Technology Tips for Travelers (PDF) (video) (2015)
  • Health and Travel Clinic (PDF(video) (2015)
  • EHS Concerns (PDF(video) (2015)

Cultural Training

  • Cross Cultural Communications (Video) (2016)

Tax Support for International Students and Scholars

  • Resident Students (PDF) (2017)
  • Resident Scholars (PDF) (2017)*
  • Non-resident Students (PDF) (2017)
  • Non-resident Scholars (PDF) (2017)*

* Requires MIT certificate