Commonly Used Resources
The resources on this page have been updated for Fall 2021.
MIT has a number of food and dining resources for students who need help accessing food.
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.
- Graduate Student Hardship Form (certificates required)
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.
- Undergraduate students can make arrangements to leave and apply for return through Student Support Services.
- Graduate students interested in taking a leave should review Graduate Policies & Procedures and consult with their departments and the Office of Graduate Education. To apply for return, they should contact their department and the MIT Admissions Office.