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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.

Summer 2019 OVC Newsletter

A roundup of the latest news and events within the Office of the Vice Chancellor.

Announcing “Data Talks”: New workshop series for staff

I’m excited to let you know about a new workshop series for…


Portraits of mentoring excellence

Committed to Caring honors professors Modiano, Kelly, and Li, and calls for nominations.

Committed to Caring professors

Caring for her community

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

Lisa Volpatti