Office of the Dean for Undergraduate Education
The Office of the Dean for Undergraduate Education (DUE) is focused on assuring the quality of the educational experience of MIT students with a particular responsibility for enhancing undergraduate education. This encompasses student-focused as well as faculty-focused educational initiatives throughout the Institute. These initiatives include:
- Recruiting and enrolling students who can thrive at MIT.
- Ensuring access and affordability without regard to financial need.
- Fostering student diversity at all educational levels.
- Preparing students for the transition to college through pre-enrollment summer programs, freshman advising, and learning communities.
- Helping students succeed through mentors, advisors and effective learning strategies.
- Promoting and expanding global educational opportunities.
- Encouraging hands-on experiential learning.
- Supporting student career development.
- Partnering with faculty in developing and coordinating the undergraduate curriculum.
- Advancing online learning and educational innovation to enrich the residential experience.
- Providing expertise and support in curricular design and assessment of learning outcomes.
The following offices report through the Dean for Undergraduate Education:
- Global Education and Career Development (GECD)
- Office of Experiential Learning including Concourse, D-Lab, Experimental Study Group (ESG), the Edgerton Center, and Terrascope
- Office of Faculty Support (OFS)
- Office of Minority Education (OME)
- Office of Undergraduate Advising and Academic Programming (UAAP)
- Student Financial Services (SFS)
- Teaching and Learning Laboratory (TLL)