New! Couples Housing and Roommate Selection Pilots

MIT Housing is excited to announce two new pilots for graduate housing selection for the 2018-19 academic year.

Couples in Single Housing

For the fall 2018 graduate housing allocation, MIT Housing is offering a pilot program allowing couples to live in Edgerton House, Sidney-Pacific, and 70 Amherst Street, in addition to Eastgate and Westgate.

Learn more about this pilot

Check out the Couples in Single Student Housing Pilot video on DSLx

Selection of Roommates

Also for the fall 2018 housing allocation, MIT Housing is offering students the opportunity to enter the allocation together in groups of 1, 2, 3, or 4 people. This pilot is available for Edgerton House, Sidney-Pacific, and Tang Hall.

Learn more about this pilot

Check out the Roommate Selection Pilot video on DSLx

Graduate Housing Working Group Implementation Team

This subset of the working group considers ways of implementing the working group's recommendations to enhance graduate student residential life at MIT.


  • Alkiviadis O. Chatzivasileiou “Orpheus”, Secretary of the Graduate Student Council
  • Lauren Amy Chai
  • Annie Hudson
  • Paloma Francisca Gonzalez Rojas
  • Frank Yi-Fei Wang

Housing Staff

  • David Friedrich, Senior Director of Housing Operations and Renewal Planning
  • Jennifer Hapgood-White, Associate Director of Housing Assignments
  • Tasha Coppett, Assistant Director of Off-Campus and Graduate Housing

Head of House

  • Julie Shah, Head of House for Sidney Pacific

Residential Education

  • Naomi Carton, Associate Dean for Graduate Residential Life

Chancellor’s Office

  • Jagruti Patel, Senior Director, Special Projects