Graduate Support

MIT is dedicated to the support and wellness of our diverse graduate student community. Many resources are available to students and many avenues are offered for them to reach these resources. A list of Personal Support and Wellness services can be found on the Student Resources website. 

Graduate Personal Support

The Office of the Dean for Graduate Education is available to advise on many issue that can arise during a graduate student’s time at MIT. Information about the Graduate Personal Support team can be found online at odge.mit.edu/development/gps.

Grad Link

MIT Grad Link is an ODGE initiative to better connect MIT graduate students to wellness resources both on and off campus utilizing social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.  For further information visit connect.mit.edu/profile/graduate-education-odge.

Health and Counseling Services

The MIT Student Health Plans consists of on-campus medical services covered by a mandatory student health fee, which is included in the tuition, and hospital and accident insurance, for which all students are enrolled unless they demonstrate that they have equivalent coverage through another insurance program. Additional coverage is available for spouses and dependents.

MIT offers many sources of academic and personal counseling, including departmental faculty advisors, deans, international student advisors, and religious counselors.

Security & Safety

The MIT Police provide dedicated campus security as well as comprehensive emergency medical services. For information on security and safety on MIT’s campus, please visit the following link.

Professional Development

We know that your time at MIT is merely the launching point of your future career; as such, we provide many opportunities for you to develop professional skills that will be needed once you graduate. An extensive list of events, workshops, and programs can be found through the Office of the Dean for Graduate Education at odge.mit.edu/development.

Students can also take advantage of the MIT Global Education & Career Development Office for advise on career planning, assistance with job searching, and many other career opportunities.  For further information, visit gecd.mit.edu.

Additional Resources

MIT provides a wide range of resources through many other offices on campus. For a more detailed list of resources, please visit odge.mit.edu/development/gps/other-resources.