MIT Community Resources

  • MindHandHeart Initiative
    Students, faculty, staff, and other experts are working together to launch promising new efforts that coordinate and improve support services and measure progress.
  • Random Faculty Dinners
    Since 1985, MIT has invited random groups of faculty to dinner monthly in the Emma Rogers Room to build community.
  • Undergraduate Association Student-Faculty Dinners
    The Undergraduate Association Committee on Education pays for groups of three to six students to dine with a professor.
  • MIT Women’s League
    The MIT Women’s League is a social and service organization founded in 1913 to foster connections among women at the Institute. Its breakfast talks and international wives’ dinner events are very popular. The Women’s League initiated the ESL for Service Employees program, and it provides scholarships to undergraduate women.
  • Margaret Cheney Room
    The Margaret Cheney Room was established in 1882 as a safe space to promote community and empower all women students at MIT.
  • One Community Room
    The chancellor and ombuds created a community space, the One Community Room (8-219), as a private and safe space intended to help build community at MIT. It may be reserved by individuals or by groups whose focus is fostering a sense of belonging and unity on the MIT campus. [News Office article]
  • The MIT Board of Chaplains and the Addir Fellows Program
    The chaplains at MIT, representing many of the world’s religions, serve both their own religious communities and the MIT community at large. The Addir Fellows Program brings together students and everyone in the MIT community to build bridges of dialogue and understanding about different religious faiths.