Commonly Used Resources

The resources on this page have been updated for Fall 2021.

Food Resources

MIT has a number of food and dining resources for students who need help accessing food.

Financial Resources

Undergraduate Emergency Support Fund

Undergraduate students who face unforeseen financial hardship can complete the Undergraduate Emergency Support Fund Request Form to request financial support. A team of dedicated staff will review your request and be in touch with you to discuss ways that MIT may be able to assist you financially.

Graduate Student Hardship Form

The Graduate Student Short-Term Emergency Fund assists graduate students by providing financial support when they need help with unexpected and unavoidable emergency expenses. Please fill out the Graduate Student Hardship Form if you are experiencing financial hardship related to COVID‑19 and we will do our best to support you during this difficult time.

Disability Accommodations

MIT is committed to providing equitable access to its programs and services through the use of auxiliary aids and services for students with documented disabilities. Students interested in requesting accommodations should contact Disability and Access Services.

Leaves & Returns

There are many reasons why a student might want or need to take time away from MIT. These may include personal or medical issues interfering with academics; opportunities for professional experience, such as an internship; family or community commitments; or the desire to just take a break.