Updates

Graduate unionization vote set for April 4-5

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 25, 2022

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

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.

Casting an informed vote on graduate student unionization

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.”

MIT’s Need Blind Admissions

MIT’s Need Blind Admissions

January 15, 2022

January 15, 2022 You may have read about recent antitrust class action lawsuits against universities questioning their need-blind admissions practices. As is our practice for pending litigation, MIT will not comment on the specific allegations of the lawsuit that was filed, but we firmly believe that our admissions and financial aid practices comply with all […]

AY2022 Graduate Student Stipend Letter

AY2022 Graduate Student Stipend Letter

November 15, 2021

Thank you for your perseverance during this challenging time and for helping to keep our community safe, and most important, thriving. All of you, whether on campus or away, have helped the Institute meet its teaching and research missions with excellence and creativity.

AY2021 Graduate Student Stipend Levels, Health Insurance Rates, and Additional Support

AY2021 Graduate Student Stipend Levels, Health Insurance Rates, and Additional Support

May 4, 2020

In discussion with the Provost, Chancellor, and School Deans, we have established the new ranges for the monthly stipends of full-time research and teaching assistants for the 2020-21 academic year (AY2021).

Advancing our support for graduate students

Advancing our support for graduate students

February 7, 2020

TL; DR: Making progress on advancing support for students in acute financial distress and helping those with children; Graduate Families Support Working Group report released with key commitments: dedicated staff person for graduate students with children, portable grants, intentional data collection.

Advancing Our Support for Graduate Students

Advancing Our Support for Graduate Students

February 6, 2020

Making progress on advancing support for students in acute financial distress and helping those with children; Graduate Families Support Working Group report released with key commitments: dedicated staff person for graduate students with children, portable grants, intentional data collection.

Update: MIT Admissions Process

Update: MIT Admissions Process

March 31, 2019

On March 12th, 2019, federal prosecutors announced indictments against more than 50 people allegedly involved in a fraudulent scheme to gain admission to a number of universities. While MIT has not been implicated, we know the notice of this indictment has raised concerns about college admissions at institutions across the country at precisely the time […]