Religious Activities Center
40 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
Serving the community of
religious, spiritual, and ethical
traditions at MIT
Thea Keith-Lucas, Chaplain to the Institute delivering the Invocation at Commencement 2022 | Photo credit: Adam Glanzman
With over 20 chaplains representing many of the world’s religious, spiritual and ethical traditions, and more than 25 different student communities, ORSEL reflects the diversity of the institute’s community. Through regular opportunities for worship, meditation, prayer, and study, the office is a resource for students, faculty, and staff, of all faith traditions and belief systems.
For more information on student groups, visit engage.mit.edu.
The chaplains provide religious, spiritual, and ethical programming, as well as confidential* counseling and crisis support. Please find bios and contact information for chaplains in the menu to the right.
*Chaplains who are ordained clergy within their religious traditions are confidential resources for members of the community.