Updates

Welcome to our Graduate Students

Welcome to our Graduate Students

September 9, 2022

Blanche E. Staton, Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Education
Ian A. Waitz, Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate and Graduate Education offer a warm welcome to our new and returning graduate students.

3Q: What to expect from Covid-19 this fall

3Q: What to expect from Covid-19 this fall

September 6, 2022

In this MIT News “3 Questions” article, senior leaders discuss where things stand; explain the rationale behind the Institute’s testing and policies; and provide insights about what to expect this fall.

Welcome to MIT from Team Chancellor

Welcome to MIT from Team Chancellor

August 1, 2022

On behalf of the entire Chancellor’s Office, welcome to MIT! We work together to provide all graduate students with meaningful student life and learning experiences.

Upcoming Covid testing changes at MIT

Upcoming Covid testing changes at MIT

June 17, 2022

Conditions surrounding Covid, its treatment, and its mitigation are evolving, and so too is MIT’s response. As part of that evolution, we write today to announce modifications to MIT’s testing program.

Unionization Election Results

Unionization Election Results

April 29, 2022

To the members of the MIT community, We write to update you on the efforts by a group of MIT graduate students to form a union affiliated with the United Electrical, Radio & Machine Workers of America (UE).

AY2023 Grad Student Stipend Levels, Insurance Rates, & Additional Support

AY2023 Grad Student Stipend Levels, Insurance Rates, & Additional Support

April 26, 2022

For the 2022-23 academic year, graduate students can expect a 5.5% stipend increase, flat health insurance rates, and other financial enhancements to provide greater financial security.

Update: Graduate unionization vote set for April 4-5

Update: Graduate unionization vote set for April 4-5

April 1, 2022

April 4–5 will be the dates for an NLRB-run election to decide whether some MIT graduate students will form a union affiliated with the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE).

MIT’s Ongoing Commitment to Graduate Students

MIT’s Ongoing Commitment to Graduate Students

March 22, 2022

Whatever the outcome of the graduate unionization election, MIT leaders will continue to support every one of our extraordinarily talented students.

Update: Casting an informed vote on graduate student unionization

Update: Casting an informed vote on graduate student unionization

March 15, 2022

MIT has declined a request to recognize a graduate student union without an election: “All eligible students should have the chance to choose for themselves.”

Update: Casting an informed vote on graduate student unionization

Update: Casting an informed vote on graduate student unionization

February 1, 2022

MIT has declined a request to recognize a graduate student union without an election: “All eligible students should have the chance to choose for themselves.”