Office of Graduate Education -


Find forms for late Add/Drop/Change, general petitions, nonresident status, medical leave, childbirth accommodation, etc.

Get support

GradSupport provides one-on-one support for personal concerns including faculty/student relationships, changing your advisor, and excused absences.

Financial assistance

Emergency funding, Grant for Grad Students with Children, Guaranteed Transitional Support, Long-Term Financial Hardship Funding, and more

Application fee waivers

Find eligibility requirements and instructions.

Congratulations, incoming students!

In the Spotlight

Congratulations, incoming students!

We’re excited to welcome you to the vibrant MIT campus community! Keep an eye on your email for important updates, and learn more about Orientation — and the resources available to you as you prepare for campus life — below.

Learn more about graduate student orientation

From the Blog

Measure twice, cut once, then force it to fit

It was during last year’s Independent Activities Period, also popularly known as IAP, when I came across the woodworking class taught by Lee Zamir. I was browsing through classes that were offered during IAP, scouting for fun ones. The woodworking course, offered by Project Manus, caught my eye because it seemed like the polar opposite […]

See all articles