Exterior of Westgate Low-Rise


One of two family residences at MIT, Westgate Apartments (W85) is located on the west end of campus and is approximately 0.8 miles walking distance to MIT's main entrance.

Building W85
540 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 253-5146

Visit the Westgate website


IMPORTANT: Campus construction and/or a Housing-related project is expected to impact Westgate during the 2022-2023 academic year. 

Westgate Apartments is a five building complex featuring a range of apartment-style units for graduate student families. 

You can view floor plans at http://floorplans.mit.eduNote: You will need your MIT certificates to access this site.

Apartment Details
Unit Type Approx. Size  Number  Description
efficiency apt. 350 sf 87 Private apartment for one family with combined living/dining/bedroom, one bathroom and a kitchen.
1-bedroom apt. 440 sf 59 Private apartment for one family with one bedroom, combined living/dining room, one bathroom and a kitchen.
2-bedroom apt. 660 sf 60 Private apartment for one family with two bedrooms, combined living/dining room, one bathroom, a kitchen and a balcony.


Utilities are included in your monthly rent.

Bedrooms and living/dining rooms are not furnished. Kitchens are furnished with a refrigerator and stove. (Utensils and supplies are not provided.)

Building amenities:

  • recreation lounges
  • laundry facilities
  • outdoor playground and barbecue areas

IMPORTANT: Pets are prohibited in any undergraduate or graduate residence hall unless specifically noted otherwise. Please read the full policy for more information.