Graduate Tower at Site 4

Graduate Tower
at Site 4

MIT's newest graduate residence!


The new graduate student residence tower in the heart of Kendall Square provides 454 apartments, including 2-bedroom and 1-bedroom units that are prioritized for families with children, and efficiencies for single students.  The building stands beside open space and possesses a host of common areas including quiet study spaces, a family lounge, a playroom, terraces, and multipurpose rooms. The building sits atop an underground parking garage and is anchored by the new MIT Admissions forum and welcome center; community, academic, and office space; as well as a childcare facility, which serves the entire MIT community and features an outdoor playground area that resident families may use.

Building Address 

Building E37
45 Hayward Street
Cambridge, MA 02142

2023-2024 License Agreement Construction Impact Notification (Rider) 

Residential Floor Plan & Living Area Layouts

The typical plan for each residential floor (building floors 6-28) may be viewed by clicking here.  

Click on the unit type below to view a typical rendering of each living area and floor plan: 

Furnished Unit Information

MIT's newest graduate residence offers partially furnished two-bedroom units, and furnished one-bedroom and efficiency apartments.  Please note that furniture provided by the Institute cannot be removed/exchanged for private furniture.  Furniture storage is also unavailable. 

  • Efficiency Units - Single Occupancy [fully furnished]
    • Full size XL (extra long)​ bed and mattress (linens not provided)
    • Dresser
    • Desk & desk chair
    • Bookcase
    • Stovetop & small refrigerator
  • One-Bedroom Units [fully furnished]
    • Queen size bed & mattress (linens not provided)
    • Bedside table
    • Two dressers
    • Sofa 
    • Lounge chair
    • Coffee table
    • End table
    • Small table with two chairs OR two counter stools (depending on unit layout)
    • Stovetop & standard refrigerator
  • Two-Bedroom Units [living area and only one bedroom furnished]
    • Queen size bed & mattress (in one bedroom only, linens not provided)
    • Bedside table (in one bedroom only) 
    • Two dressers  (in one bedroom only) 
    • Sofa 
    • Lounge chair
    • Coffee table
    • End table
    • Kitchen table with four chairs
    • Stovetop & standard refrigerator


Graduate Tower at Site 4 Renewal Policy*

MIT Graduate Students

  • Renewable License: Residents may annually choose to renew their on-campus housing assignment for the full duration of their MIT graduate degree program.

Visitors, Affiliates, Postdocs, Cross-Registered Students

  • Non-Renewable License: Must enter the Self-Selection process annually to select an on-campus housing assignment, subject to housing availability. Existing residents seeking to remain in on-campus graduate housing will be granted early access to select a unit before off-campus visitors, affiliates, postdocs and cross-registered students.

*Residents must remain eligible for MIT graduate housing.  This renewal policy does not apply to undergraduate students living within graduate housing. Visitors, affiliates, postdocs and cross-registered students continue to receive non-renewable licenses.

Take a peek inside the building!

Immersive Imaging 

Building Amenity Spaces

Example Unit Types*

*Please note that specific unit types and fixtures may vary. All immersive images are for illustrative purposes only.