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Families - MIT Office of Graduate Education Families

Welcome to MIT! I would like to extend an especially warm hello to all the students with children joining our community. The first days, weeks, and months of your time here will be filled with excitement, a lot of information, and many questions.

We’re glad you’re here and value the ways you make our community even more vibrant and close-knit.

Join our monthly email showcasing family friendly and family specific programming and resources.

This site is designed to help you navigate the MIT community and connect to resources and services available to grad student families. It offers timely step-by-step instructions, as well useful resources that you can use throughout your time at MIT from beginning to end.

If you have any questions or thoughts, don’t hesitate to reach out to me.

Adj Marshall

Graduate Student Families Program Administrator
Office of Graduate Education
WriteAdj@mit.edu

Childbirth Accomodation & Parental Leave

Childbirth Accommodation and Parental Leave provide new parents with time away from academic and research responsibilities, enabling students to recover from childbirth and or adjust to parenthood.

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Grant for Graduate Students with Children

The MIT Grant for Graduate Students with Children is a need-blind grant available to all full-time PhD students. MA students who qualify for summer tuition subsidy also are eligible for the grant.

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Back Up Childcare

The Office of Graduate Education subsidizes 15 days of backup childcare per year through our partner Care.com. Learn more about setting up your account to access the backup care benefit which includes in- home or in-center childcare.

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