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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.


FAQs about Student Unionization

Some answers to questions the community may have in light of the students’ organizing efforts. Updated October 23, 2021.

Graduate Student Roadmap Update

The Graduate Student Roadmap is a strategic effort to improve the graduate student experience at MIT

Welcome to MIT!

Our new Welcome Center is open to the public! If you find yourself in Cambridge, stop in, say hello, and pick up a self-guided walking tour.


DoingWell was developed to empower students to prioritize their wellbeing

Fifteen MIT faculty honored as “Committed to Caring” for 2021-23

Honor recognizes professors who went the extra mile advising during…


Saving seaweed with machine learning

PhD candidate Charlene Xia is developing a low-cost system to monitor the microbiome of seaweed…

Charlene Xia, pictured at the MIT Sailing Pavilion, tests her microbiome monitoring system in the Charles River.

Update from the Chancellor

MIT will increase stipends for all graduate students by 3% starting December 1, 2021.

Melissa Nobles

MIT to put unexpected gains to work immediately

Rise in endowment will enable greater support for undergraduate and graduate students,…