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BCS Visiting Student Documentation
For information on Visiting Students please review the following documents:
ISO Visiting Student Process
BCS Visiting Student Process
(1) Visiting Student Biographical Information
(2) Visiting Student Request Form
(3) Visiting Student Sample Invitation Letter
(4) Visiting Student Registration Letter
For information on Special Students please visit the Special Student Admissions website.
For information on Exchange Scholars please visit the Exchange Scholar Program website.
At-a-glance: comparison of key points
|Visiting Student||Special Student||Exchange Scholar|
|Classes||CANNOT take classes||Can ONLY take classes||May take classes|
|Research||Can ONLY conduct research||CANNOT conduct research||May conduct research|
|Status||MUST be matriculating at another institution||May be matriculating at another institution but not required||MUST be matriculating at a participating institution|
|Degree Level||Undergraduate or Graduate||Undergraduate or Graduate||Graduate Only|
|Duration||3 weeks to 12 months||1 term, more possible||Maximum of 1 academic year|
|Funding||51% of funding MUST be nonpersonal funds||None||Home institution pays stipend and tuition|
|Application Fee||$1000 paid by faculty||$75||Varies by institution|
|Costs||Registration fees Fall $1500, Spring $1200, Summer $900 + Student Activity Fee, per term||Pays tuition & Student Activity Fee, per term||Varies by institution|
|Deadline||Rolling (75 day notice required)||Fall: June 1
Spring: Nov 1
Summer: Mar 1
|2 months prior to registration|
|Required Approval||-MIT Faculty Host|
-VP of Research
|MIT class instructor||Home institution|
|Applications approved by||International Students Office||Office of Admissions||Graduate Dean MIT and host institution|
*MUST be purchased from MIT Medical or waived if the student's plan provides adequate coverage. For further information please visit MIT Medical.