These individual resources are available to support you:
Advice and counsel on a variety of issues including:
- faculty/student relationships
- changing your advisor
- conflict negotiation
- academic progress
- interpersonal concerns
- a student’s rights and responsibilities
- and more
Key representative responsible for a broad array of services and resources that generally include:
- admissions and orientation
- grade reporting
- advising and counseling
- class schedules
- financial appointments
- policy implementation
- corporate recruiting
- thesis processing
- and degree lists and graduation
Find your department’s administrator for contact info
Graduate student group that provides peer support for all graduate students across the Institute. REFS is comprised of graduate students who undergo a 40 hour training in conflict management at MIT. REFS members can make informed referrals to other resources and offices at MIT.
Mental health support
MIT Medical’s Student Mental Health and Counseling Services works with individual students to identify, understand, and solve problems, and to help transform that understanding into positive action.
Ongoing support groups are also available for MIT students, including graduate student- and identity-specific groups.
Other group topics include a Journaling Workshop, ADHD Information and Skill Group, Grief Support Group, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) & Self-Compassion Toolkit.
See the full list of groups and how to get involved
Stress reduction, mindfulness, and relaxation information and techniques are provided through Community Wellness that can revitalize your mind and body, helping you focus better and reduce stress.
Pause your day for ten minutes of mindfulness with the MIT community. Offered every day during campus disruptions.
As always, dial (617) 253-CALM at any time for a short, guided meditation to de-stress.
Physical health support
MIT Medical has information for seeing providers, finding patient services, learning about health plans, and making an appointment.
Resources at any hour of the day or night for a number of areas, including regular and backup child care, elder care, raising teens and young adults, and balancing work and personal life.
Also available 24/7, providing confidential support for personalized services and referrals on legal, work/career, parenting, financial, home/daily living, and wellness.
IDHR is a resource for the entire MIT community for concerns related to discrimination and discriminatory harassment, including for sexual misconduct under Title IX federal regulations.
Confidential and independent resources for all members of the MIT community to constructively manage concerns and conflicts related to your experience at MIT.
Email Kalina Schloneger, Program Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org
Safety & violence response
The MIT Police’s mission is to provide for the safety and security of all members of the MIT community – students, faculty, staff, and guests of our great Institute.
MIT Police has information regarding hiring a police detail for an event, lost and found, requesting fingerprints for a background check for employment, and more.
(617) 253-2996 (Non-emergency)
VPR’s mission is to end sexual and relationship violence by cultivating healthy communities and advocating for those impacted.
VPR Advocacy Services: Email email@example.com or use our online contact form to make an appointment.
VPR Helpline: Call 617-253-2300 to connect with VPR staff Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET. Please call after hours to be directed to resources available 24/7.