Covid-19 Updates & resources

In response to the novel coronavirus, the Office of Graduate Education is open via remote access only from 9 am-5 pm, Monday through Friday until further notice; please check back weekly for updates. We welcome contact by:

Phone: (617) 253-4860
Email: grad-ed@mit.edu (General)
GradSupport@mit.edu (GradSupport)

Resources

Procedural adjustments

  • General Petitions may be scanned or photographed and submitted to Patricia Glidden and Senior Associate Dean Blanche Staton via email at oge-petitions@mit.edu.
  • Special instructions for spring 2020 electronic thesis submission are described here.
  • Thesis hold request forms should be signed by the student, then scanned or photographed and submitted to grad-ed@mit.edu with a cc: to the thesis supervisor for follow up approval, if an electronic signature cannot be obtained.
  • Other updates to graduate procedures to allow flexibility in response to Covid-19 related needs will be posted here.
  • Medical Leave of Absence information is available from gradsupport@mit.edu.

Other adjustments for graduate students

Campus parking
Students with an MIT ID are allowed to use all gated and non-gated lots free of charge.

This page will be updated as changes occur to OGE services. Last updated on March 25, 2020.