The Department of Chemistry occupies buildings in the heart of the MIT campus between Killian Court and Eastman Court. The Department Headquarters Office is located on the third floor of the Dreyfus Building (Building 18-393) and provides administrative, financial, and human resources support for the department. The Chemistry Education Office is located on the second floor of Building 6 (6-205). The Education Office oversees the undergraduate and graduate programs including course management and graduate admissions.


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The buildings that make up the Department of Chemistry are located near Memorial Drive and Ames Street. They are within a short walk of the Kendall/MIT subway station on the east end of campus.

There are both on- and off-street parking sites near the MIT campus, but most public parking is not very close to the center of the campus. The closest fee-based parking lot is at 4 Cambridge Center on the corner of Ames Street and Broadway.