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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.

3Q: Supporting MIT international students experiencing processing delays this summer

An uptick in U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) processing…

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A road paved with open learning

Through open education courses and programs, graduate student Samip Jain began learning with MIT…

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From the Vice Chancellor: First Year Discovery class development opportunities

As part of our experimental efforts to improve the first-year undergraduate…

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