Communications Resources

MIT Communications Initiatives

Staff in Communications Initiatives (CI), MIT’s central communications office, can assist with the strategy, production, and management of any communications project, providing expertise in branding, web, social media, email marketing, photo and video, and print production. CI also offers a wealth of online resources and sponsors workshops and other events for communicators throughout campus.

Media Queries

Please direct all media queries to Michael Patrick Rutter, OVC senior advisor for communications, and/or to the MIT News Office.

OVC Non-Gendered Class Year Usage Guidelines

The MIT Chancellor’s Office (including DSL and OVC) has adopted non-gendered language in official documents, publications, and digital and other communications channels. The Non-Gendered Class Year Usage Guidelines clarify and provide helpful examples of terminology and usage. We encourage you to adopt these practices in your office communications and everyday usage.

OVC Newsletter

The OVC Newsletter is published quarterly to keep staff up to date on news and events from offices and programs throughout OVC. We welcome your submissions! All staff receive periodic email messages inviting them to contribute content via a Google form, along with submission guidelines. Questions? Contact Elizabeth Durant, OVC communications officer.

The publication schedule for the 2023-24 academic year is as follows:

IssueSubmission DeadlinePublication Date
FallOctober 13October 27
WinterJanuary 19February 2
SpringApril 12April 26
SummerJuly 12July 26

OVC Graphic Identity

The Institute’s Office of Communications has a wealth of information on the use of the MIT logo and branding, which were refreshed in 2023. OVC logos in png format are below. Please refer to OVC’s logo info sheet for additional details. If you have additional questions, please contact the OVC Communications staff.

The Dropbox contains the following materials:

  • OVC logo info sheet
  • Logos (multiple formats)

Logos (PNG format)

Horizontal, one line


Vertical, two lines