Financial Resources

The Office of Graduate Education (OGE) has compiled extensive information to help graduate students successfully manage their finances. The OGE also manages several competitive fellowships and often solicits nominations from departments and students. For additional information please with the OGE Student Finances website.

We know that financial stress can affect individual well-being and academic success. MIT can provide some assistance to graduate students experiencing financial hardships arising from a variety of circumstances. Graduate students may be eligible for the following assistance programs:

Additional Graduate Student Benefits and Resources

MIT has an extensive graduate community. Roughly 60 percent of students at MIT are at the graduate level, which means there are plenty of opportunities to engage with one another. The vibrant graduate student community includes hundreds of groups, clubs, and associations. An extensive list of offerings is available at Student Resources website. In addition to a great community there are a wide range of benefits, along with access to world-class athletic facilities, the MIT Museum—and even free movies.  The campus offers state-of-the-art athletic facilities, great places to eat and socialize, and a busy calendar of cultural events. Add the international student body, world-renowned faculty and lecturers, numerous diversity and inclusion initiatives, and the opportunities are limitless.

A-Z List of Resources

Health & Wellness

Discounts & Perks

Work-Life Balance/Families

  • MIT/GAIN
    • Free confidential 24/7 Work-Life service exclusively for MIT graduate students and their families. Call MIT/GAIN for expert help with…
    • Relocation Guidance
    • Assistance with Legal or Financial Matters
    • Personalized Child Care Resources and Referrals
    • Nutrition Counseling
    • Resources for Other Life Concerns
    • Additional Work-Life Center resources available to Grad Students:
      • Backup Child Care In-Home ($5/hour) and In-Center ($10/day)
      • MIT Technology Care Centers (TCC)

Student Financial Services

Additional resources related to graduate student loans, federal work study, and applying for aid can be found through MIT Student Financial Services.