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
(617) 253-9597

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.

Graduate Tower at Site 4 - Immersive Imaging

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.