David Randall

Senior Associate Dean,
Student Support and Wellbeing

Welcome to Student Support and Wellbeing!

Our group represents the Institute’s commitment to making sure that all students are supported throughout their education at MIT. We provide academic, personal, disability, substance use/abuse, crisis, and violence prevention services and education to the entire community. Indeed, we are here to support all MIT students and provide the community with the tools and information to be able to recognize and support students who are in need.

About Me


Areas of Specialization

David Randall is Senior Associate Dean for Student Support and Wellbeing. David has been at MIT since 2005 and was a dean in Student Support Services for many years. Student Support and Wellbeing is here to support all MIT students, and David is responsible for coordinating many of the support resources on campus, including Student Support Services, Student Disability Services, Violence Prevention and Response, Alcohol and Other Drug Services, and the Coordination, Assistance, Response, and Education (CARE) Team.


Colgate University, BA, Psychology

Penn State University, MA, PhD, Clinical Psychology

Brown University, Internship and Postdoctoral Fellowship


MIT Excellence Award, Unsung Hero, 2015


David is an avid sports fan and during his free time can be found on a basketball court, watching his kids do their thing, or cheering for his beloved New York Yankees. David lives with his wife, three boys, and his sock-eating therapy dog, Addie.


Email: drandall@mit.edu

Phone: 617-253-4052

Office: 4-110