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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.

Redesigned Student Resources

Start here to find helpful info about offices, services, and tools you can use.

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.

Computer science in service of medicine

Senior Kristy Carpenter aims to leverage artificial intelligence and other computational tools to develop…

Kristy Carpenter

OVC & OGE respond to Tech piece on grad mental health

This is a response to an article published Oct. 10,…

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Promoting the “heart” in MIT’s academic departments

The MindHandHeart Department Support Project is partnering with academic departments to advance…

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MIT Society of Women Engineers celebrates 40 years

For four decades, one of MIT’s largest undergraduate organizations has served as a…

Students at SWE 40th anniversary