There are many resources available for the MIT Community and DoingWell At MIT. The current edition of The Mind and Hand Book is the official guide to MIT’s expectations of all undergraduate and graduate students and also includes a number of useful resources. We have included some specific resources below that graduate students may find especially useful.
The Chemistry Education Office is also here to help!
Use the links below to jump to specific sections.
Office of Graduate Education Resources
Department of Chemistry Organizations
Health and Wellness
Academics and Professional Development
Spouses, Partners, and Families
Office of Graduate Education
They can also help with excused absences and provide clarification about Graduate Policies and Procedures.
The following Deans are available meet with students:
- Associate Dean Suraiya Baluch
- Assistant Dean Gaurav Jashnani
- Assistant Dean Elizabeth Guttenberg
- Assistant Dean Beth Marois
- Senior Associate Dean Blanche Staton
To schedule appointments, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (617) 253-4860.
Graduate Community Fellows
Factual Information About Appointments
Graduate Experience Grants
Chemistry Graduate Student Committee (CGSC)
Women+ In Chemistry (WIC+)
Chemistry Alliance for Diversity and Inclusion (CADI)
CADI holds a variety of events including a winter craft fest, orientation donut social hour, outdoor summer pizza social, movie nights and more! CADI also represents its members in the department with representatives on the Chemistry Quality of Life Committee (QoL), and Diversity Equity and Inclusion Committee (DEIC). We are always excited to welcome new members and ideas!
Chemistry Resources for Easing Fiction and Stress (ChemREFS)
Chemistry Application Mentorship Program (CAMP)
- 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 review their MIT Alert settings on the MIT Alert 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.
MIT Ombuds Office
Room 10-213, 617-253-5921
To set-up an appointment, please email Kalina Schloneger or call 617-253-5921 (you may leave a confidential voicemail).
*The only exceptions to this pledge of confidentiality are situations that present a risk of serious and immediate harm to yourself or others.
Institute Discrimination & Harassment Response (IDHR) Office
Violence Prevention & Response (VPR)
International Students Office (ISO)
Graduate Student Council (GSC)
Disability and Access Services (DAS)
- Ensuring access for qualified students with disabilities
- Consulting on digital accessibility, assistive technology, and user experience
Students with disability & access needs: email@example.com, Room 5-104
Dean On Call
MIT Food and Grocery Map
Student Financial Services
Financial Concerns & Food Insecurity
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) [Temporarily Closed, Information about online programs and services is available here.
Office of Multicultural Programs
Nina DeAgrela, Assistant Dean – Office of Multicultural Programs, (
SPXCE Intercultural Center, W31-110, Du Pont Athletic Gymnasium)
SPXCE: Social Justice Programming & Cross-Cultural Engagement
Aside from the staff offices for OMP and LBGTQ@MIT, the SPXCE also offers a social lounge, study space, chalk wall, kitchenette, computer lab, all-gender restroom, a projector and screens, moveable white boards, and information on additional campus and local resources.
The SPXCE is open Monday through Friday from 10am – 8pm and is in Building W31, Suite 110. [Temporarily Closed]
*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)
MIT Medical’s Urgent Care Service is open daily for urgent, but non-life-threatening emergencies. (617-253-1311, 24-hour assistance at 617-253-4481).
MIT Medical is located in Building E23, main number is 617-253-4481
Student Mental Health & Counseling
Student Mental Health and Counseling Services is available for telehealth visits (if you are physically in Massachusetts only) and in-person appointments. To make an appointment, call 617-253-2916 during regular weekday hours. Mental health clinicians are available 24-hours a day for urgent matters, please call 617-253-2916 for assistance.
MIT Student Health Insurance
Enrollment Questions: Health Plans Office, E23-308, 617-253-4371, Phone Hours: M-F, 8:00am – 5:00pm, firstname.lastname@example.org
Coverage Questions: Member Services, E-23, 3rd Floor, 617-253-5979, Phone Hours: M-F, 8:00am – 5:00pm, email@example.com
Graduate Student Dental Plan
Alcohol & Other Drug Services (AODS)
Engineer Your Health Plus
MIT Career Advising & Professional Development
Writing and Communication Center (WCC @ MIT)
Chemistry Library Guide
Teaching + Learning Lab
Spouses & Partners Connect
Childbirth Accommodation and Parental Leave
Child Care & Parenting
Grant for Graduate Students with Children