New Associate and Interim Heads of House

Simmons, Maseeh, and Warehouse Welcome New House Team Members

May 26, 2021

Faculty living in residence halls with students is a longstanding tradition of the MIT housing system, and heads of house become central figures in their community’s lives as mentors and supporters.

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Sidney Pacific community members in Zoom room together hold cards they designed and wrote to a loved one.

Reinventing the Graduate Student Community During a Pandemic

March 25, 2021

Nearly a year since the pandemic upended the day-to-day lives of the community and in-person instruction turned into virtual Zoom classes, students have gone above and beyond to create and nurture connections with one another

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Central Square, Cambridge

MIT Housing System and Division of Student Life Team Up to Support Local Eateries

March 17, 2021

Program defrays the cost of ordering from local restaurants for COVID-safe residence gatherings.

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MIT Campus from Boston

3 Questions: David Friedrich on graduate student housing and financial support measures

February 25, 2020

Senior Associate Dean for Housing & Residential Services discusses efforts to support Eastgate residents, vision for interconnected housing and financial support strategy

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A message to graduate students from Suzy Nelson

A message to graduate students from Suzy Nelson

February 20, 2020

Dear MIT students,

I hope the start of the semester is going well for you. The Division of Student Life (DSL) is working on many priorities, and I’m writing to share some highlights and important policy updates.

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Undergraduates: Welcome to MIT

A message to undergraduates from Suzy Nelson

February 19, 2020

Dear MIT students,

I hope the start of the semester is going well for you. The Division of Student Life (DSL) is working on many priorities, and I’m writing to share some highlights and important policy updates.

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Chancellor Barnhart and Dean Nelson

3Q: Chancellor Barnhart and Dean Nelson on Room-Assignment and Move-In Design Process

May 09, 2019

Senior leaders talk about concerns that prompted their collaboration with students and the student-generated ideas that will be implemented this fall to improve the room-assignment and move-in process for everyone.

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West Campus

Three Q: Suzy Nelson and David Friedrich

March 20, 2019

Student housing is a hot topic on MIT's campus. Numerous projects are underway to increase the amount of student houisng and enhance the student residential experience now and in the future.

Undergraduate, Housing

New Vassar Street Residence Hall

As New Vassar Street building rises, its community starts to take shape

February 13, 2019

Prof. Steven Hall and Dean Naomi Carton are named to the New Vassar Street residence's house team and will lead the effort to form a founders' group to plan for the community's fall 2020 opening.

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