James C

James Collins

Associate Dean & Co-Director,
Student Support Services

Areas of Specialization & Professional Interests
James has been supporting students through their MIT journeys since 1997.  He has great respect for the learning and growth that comes with mindfully facing the things that challenge us.  James is a proponent of students making good use of the Institute’s Leave of Absence policy, and is involved in processing all leaves and returns.  Along with S3 Co-Director, Gerardo Garcia-Rios, James helps oversee the day to day functioning of Student Support Services. 

SUNY Albany, BS in Computer Science
Suffolk University, MS in Mental Health Counseling

Loves to try new things, especially when it comes to cooking and eating!

Email: jmcollins@mit.edu
Phone: 617-253-4861