OVC Offices and Programs
Administration and Operations / HQ (undergraduate and graduate)
Provides foundational support to the OVC staff enabling them to fulfill the organization’s mission.
- Human Resources
- Desktop support (shared with DSL)
Admissions Office (undergraduate)
Eenrolls a talented and diverse undergraduate student body composed of some of the world’s most intelligent and creative individuals who are aligned with MIT’s mission to make a better world.
Career Advising & Professional Development Office (undergraduate and graduate)
Guides all students as they explore and prepare for careers, global opportunities and health professions, with some services available for alumni and postdocs.
- Careers, jobs, internships
- Distinguished Fellowships
- Employer relations
Office of Experiential Learning (undergraduate and graduate)
Co-curricular and extracurricular programs and experiences that provide learning avenues beyond the traditional classroom, cultivating students’ curiosity, interests, and passions.
- The Edgerton Center
- Global Education
- Priscilla King Gray Service Center
- Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP)
Office of the First Year (undergraduate)
Provides an array of services and programs to catalyze student exploration and access to opportunity, and promote the academic success and personal development of undergraduates.
- Advising (first-year and undergraduate) and Orientation
- Committee on Academic Performance (CAP)
- First-year learning communities
Office of Graduate Education (graduate)
Supports, consults, and collaborates with graduate students, faculty, and other community members on the stewardship of policies and procedures; the promotion of student financial well-being; the enhancement of the graduate personal support network; and the cultivation of an inclusive and diverse community.
- Graduate policies and procedures
- Graduate and Special Admissions
- Diversity Initiatives
- Graduate Student Life Grants
- Graduate Student Community Fellows
- Advising and personal support
- Graduate Student Council (GSC)
International Students Office (undergraduate and graduate)
Serves all incoming and currently enrolled international students at the Institute and assists students in maintaining their legal status in the United States, provides support for their dependents, and promotes interaction with and integration into the MIT community at large.
- Orientation, advising, and support services
- Education, programming, and outreach.
- Immigration/visa regulations
Office of Minority Education (undergraduate)
Promotes academic excellence, builds strong communities, and develops professional mindsets among students of underrepresented minority groups, with the ultimate goal of developing leaders in the academy, industry, and society.
- Academic excellence
- Professional development
- Community building, advocacy, and networking
Registrar’s Office (undergraduate and graduate)
Fosters curricular innovation and educational community building; ensures the integrity of academic information; and develops and maintains a robust infrastructure that is responsive to the evolving needs of students, faculty, staff and alumni.
- Curriculum and faculty support
- Enrollment status
- Catalog, schedules, and exams
- Records and registration
- Graduation, diplomas, transcripts, and certificates
Reserve Officer Training Corps Programs (undergraduate)
Provides education and leadership training for students from MIT, Harvard, Salem State, Tufts, Wellesley, and other local affiliates, positioning them to provide exceptional service in the military as well as in civilian sectors.
Student Financial Services (undergraduate and graduate)
Helps students and their families understand, choose, and obtain the resources necessary to finance their education, to ensure their success at MIT and beyond.
- Financial aid
- Student accounts
Teaching and Learning Laboratory (undergraduate and graduate)
Serves the MIT community by providing guidance and training in best practices as well as deepening the Institute’s understanding of what leads to effective learning experiences, findings gathered from assessment and evaluation.
- Assessment and evaluation
- Teaching and learning