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  • Check the "Calendar" link for a full list and details of events.
  • Find out about the Graduate Student Council (GSC), its mission, other events, and ways you can get involved at the GSC link above.
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Orientation 2013 Calendar


Welcome letter from your GSC President


Dear Incoming Class,

On behalf of the MIT Graduate Student Council and the entire graduate student body it is my distinct privilege to congratulate you on your acceptance and to welcome you to MIT!

MIT's mission is to "advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology, and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century." It goes without saying that many of you chose MIT because of its reputation as a world leader in science, engineering, technology, and innovation. READ MORE

Welcome letter from your
Orientation Committee Co-Chairs


Welcome to the MIT family!

Congratulations on becoming the newest graduate student to start the MIT journey. Your exciting experience here is just beginning, as you are one of a chosen few placed at the forefront of technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship. We hope that you will Organize, Network, and Enjoy this Magnificent, Innovative, and Taxing place (ONE MIT).

MIT, is one of a kind.  READ MORE