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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.

Hacking life inside and outside the laboratory

Managing her own synthetic biology project helped graduate student Jesse Tordoff overcome imposter…

Jesse Tordoff

MIT graduate students lead conference on microsystems and nanotechnology

Student committee puts together research showcase while balancing coursework, qualifying exams,…

graduate students who organized conference

Students propose plans for a carbon-neutral campus

Students in class 2.S999 (Solving for Carbon Neutrality at MIT) are charged with…

student panelists

The First-Year Experiments

Pilots aim to help first-years explore majors and make a more informed decision.