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

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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.

Help recognize caring professors!

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Help recognize caring professors!

Want to help select the next group of faculty honored as Committed to Caring? We need 5 grad students to read heartwarming nominations, submit rankings, and meet for selections. Write us at  by June 11 with why you’d like to join!

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From the Blog

Escape the lab: Summer fun!

In Cambridge, summer is a season you just can’t beat. The sunshine is fierce, radiant, and clarifying. The heat is a welcome break from the chill, damp months of spring and winter. People bloom from the secret recesses of their homes and step out into the light, tentatively blinking, stretching, unfolding.  Yet somehow you find […]

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