There are many resources available for the MIT Community and a comprehensive list is available here. We have included some resources below that graduate students may find especially useful. The Chemistry Education Office is also here to help!
- MIT ALERT is the Institute’s emergency notification program, designed to provide information and advisories via a number of communication channels including Institute voicemail, email, and text message, for the safety and security of the MIT community. All MIT students, faculty, and staff should sign up on the MIT Alert sign up page (you will need an MIT Certificate).
- Extensive information about emergency preparedness is also available online here.
- Information about emergencies, including closures due to weather, is available online here.
Office of Graduate Education (OGE)
The following Deans are available meet with students:
Senior Associate Dean Blanche Staton, contact Patricia Glidden for appointments, 617-253-9464
Assistant Dean Jason McKnight, 617-253-5427
Assistant Dean Suraiya Baluch, 617-258-0304
MIT Ombuds Office
*The only exception to this pledge of confidentiality is where the Ombuds determines that there is an imminent risk of serious harm.
ChemREFS (Resources for Easing Friction and Stress)
Title IX & Bias Response (T9BR)
Violence Prevention & Response (VPR)
International Students Office (ISO)
Graduate Student Council (GSC)
Student Financial Services
Paystubs & Payroll Options
iGrad Financial Literacy Portal
Housing & Residential Services
MIT Work-Life Center
LBGTQ@MIT: An Intercultural Resource for Diverse Gender, Romantic, and Sexual Identities
MIT Rainbow Lounge, Walker Memorial Second Floor (50-250)
Office of Multicultural Programs
*Chaplains who are ordained clergy within their religious traditions are confidential resources for members of the community.
Religious Activity Center, W11, 617-253-7707
GAIN (Graduate Assistance and Information Network)
Health and Wellness
Student Mental Health & Counseling
Building E23 – 3rd Floor, 617-253-2916 (Appointments and Urgent Concerns on Weekdays), 617-253-4481 (Urgent Concerns on Nights and Weekends
MIT Student Health Insurance
Graduate Student Dental Plan
Alcohol & Other Drug Services (AODS)
Academics & Professional Development
MIT Career Advising & Professional Development
Writing and Communication Center (WCC @ MIT)
Chemistry Library Guide
Teaching + Learning Lab
Spouses, Partners, and Families
Spouses & Partners Connect
Childbirth Accommodation and Parental Leave
Child Care & Parenting