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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.


For OVC Staff: Office Guidelines Regarding Covid-19

OVC-specific guidance for our staff as MIT addresses Covid-19

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.

Teaching mechanical engineering in a pandemic

Faculty and teaching staff at MIT are piloting new methods of teaching hands-on, project-based…

Professors Rohit Karnik (left), associate department head for education in mechanical engineering, and Ken Kamrin test the setup for recording remote lectures in class 2.001 (Mechanics and Materials I). Credits:Photo: John Freidah and Andrea Lehn

A legacy of curiosity in the name of Hugh Hampton Young

Eight 2020 graduate fellows pursue diverse paths.


Action learning in the virtual world

MIT students collaborate online with Hong Kong peers and industry partners to build fintech…


MIT named No. 4 university by U.S. News for 2021

Undergraduate engineering and computer science programs are No. 1; undergraduate business…