OVC Grad Update Newsletter

Current Issue

Outside view of Graduate Junction

Grad Update: Winter 2024

Benefits Table for Graduate Students ~ MIT’s Newest Grad Housing Option ~ Dialogues Across Difference: Building Community at MIT ~ 4th Annual Research Slam ~ Spring Career Night ~ and more.


Image of the dome from Killian Court

Grad Update: Fall 2023

Graduate Student Union Update ~ New Program Administrator for Grad Students with Families ~ Recharge in the New Wellbeing Lab ~ Updated Poster Policy ~ MLK 50th Anniversary Art Projects ~ and more.

Grad Update: Summer 2023

Denzil Streete Appointed to Lead OGE ~ Career Exploration Grants ~ Access Alumni Advisors ~ GradSupport Liaisons ~ Grad Blog Workshop ~ and more.

Grad Update: Spring 2023

AY2024 Stipend Rates for Graduate Fellows ~ Blanche Staton: A Transformational Leader at MIT ~ Join the Teaching Development Fellows Network ~ MIT Awards Convocation ~ Recognize a Caring Professor ~ and more.

Caption:Top row, left to right: Kimberly Bennett, Diana Grass, and Bianca Lepe. Bottom row, left to right: Anthony Meza, Omar Tantawi, and Richard Van.

Grad Update: Winter 2023

Update on Grad Union Negotiations ~ Find a Listening Ear ~ Join the MIT Research Slam! ~ Winter Family Day ~ Reframing the First Generation Academic Experience ~ and more.


Grad Update: Fall 2022

Graduate Student Unionization Updates ~ New Report on Remote Teaching Best Practices for On-campus Education ~ Infinite Careers Speakers ~ MIT Families Slack Space ~ and more.

Grad Update: Summer 2022

What to Expect from Covid-19 This Fall ~ Graduate Activities Resources Fair ~ Campus Lactation Rooms ~ Sidney-Pacific Residence Hall Celebrates 20 Years ~ and more.

Photo: Jeff Grossman

Grad Update: Spring 2022

Stipend Rates Set for AY2023 ~ On Civility: In Search of the Path Forward ~ Launch Your Faculty Job Search ~ Grant Increase for Grad Students with Children ~ and more.

Grad Update: Winter 2022

Get Informed. Then Vote! ~ Changes in MIT’s Senior Leadership ~ Financial Wellbeing Workshops ~ Parenting Students Lunch and Learn Series ~ and more.


Grad Update: Fall 2021

Boosting Backup Child Care ~ Grad Students of Color Mentoring Circles ~ Celebrating MIT’s Veterans ~ Networking for PhDs and Postdocs ~ and more.

Grad Update: Summer 2021

Melissa Nobles Assumes Chancellor Role ~ Gender Neutral Pronoun Primer ~ Financial Assistance for Grad Students ~ Graduate Student Experience Grants ~ and more.

Grad Update: Spring 2021

Get a Free Digital Diploma ~ GSC Releases Grad Research Advising Data ~ Teaching Development Fellowships ~ Committed to Caring ~ and more.

Grad Update: Winter 2021

New Experiential Learning Exchange Portal ~ Institute-wide Research Slam Competition ~ iGrad Financial Literacy Portal ~ New Administrator for Graduate Student Families ~ and more.


Grad Update: Fall 2020

Graduate Tower at Site 4 Opens ~ Introducing ask.mit.edu ~ Tap Alumni for Advice ~ Subsidized Backup Child Care ~ and more.

Grad Update: Summer 2020

Fall 2020 Campus Guide for Graduate Students ~ Introducing MIT Now ~ Virtual Fall Career Fair Series ~ New Funding for Graduate Students with Children ~ and more.

Grad Update: Spring 2020

GEL Program Expands to Graduate Students ~ Prioritizing Mental Health and Well-being ~ Student Success Coaching Program ~ MIT Spouses and Partners Connect ~ and more.


Grad Update: Winter 2019

New Faculty Peer Mentoring Program ~ Communication Lab ~ Promoting the “Heart” in MIT’s Academic Departments ~ MIT Guide for Students with Children ~ and more.

Grad Update: Fall 2019

New DEI Module ~ Inaugural Graduate Student Professional Development Week ~ Hone Your Leadership Skills ~ Graduate Families Newsletter ~ and more.

Grad Update: Spring 2019

Stipend Rates for 2019-20 ~ GradSAGE Pilot ~ GSC Elections ~ Grad Support Flowchart ~ and more.

Introducing a new grad e-letter

Re-introducing Career Advising & Professional Development ~ MIT Gain ~ Childbirth Accommodation and Parental Leave ~ 2019 Hack for Inclusion ~ and more.