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The Office of the Vice Chancellor advances academic innovation and fosters the growth of every MIT student, empowering them to make a positive impact at MIT and beyond.


Changes in Academic Calendar

Starting in 2020, Commencement ceremonies will take place in late May in most years.

Update: MIT Admissions Process

Dean Stu Schmill explains the principles that guide our merit-based admissions process.

Enhancing the First Year

Updates on what's next; opportunities to share feedback.

Graduate Student Roadmap

A strategic effort to improve the graduate student experience at MIT.

Caring for her community

PhD candidate and co-founder of Graduate Women in Chemical Engineering Lisa Volpatti works to support her…

Lisa Volpatti

Seven MIT educators honored with Teaching with Digital Technology Awards

Educators recognized for improving classroom instruction and student engagement through…

award recipients

Smart workout apparel, “Vegetable Assassins,” and inspiration from medieval music

In a popular EECS class, student teams design, program, build,…

Mussie Demisse demonstrates the "smart suit"

Graduate students win first place in 2019 Patagonia Case Competition

MIT PhD and MBA students proposed a winning solution for sustainable…

MIT student competition winners