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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.

Giving voice to a student community with a “silent” identity

The First Generation Program is ramping up support for MIT…

MIT first generation students at 1vyG conference

Drawn to open-ended problems

Whether racing cross country or teaching coding in rural schools, senior Billy Woltz relishes experimentation and…

Billy Woltz

From 3D-printed limbs to semi-autonomous race cars

Envisioning the future (and challenges) of designing affordable technology-enabled mobility devices.

Left to right: Neville Hogan, Jaya Narain, Robert Bond, Dan Frey, and Sam Schmidt spoke as part of “Envisioning the Future of Technology-Enabled Mobility” at MIT.

Note from the Vice Chancellor: Grad Family Working Group

Dear Graduate Students, I am pleased to share the interim report…

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