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Here we’ve gathered some of the community’s best resources to help make your time in Boston comfortable, convenient, and rewarding. Be sure to let us know if you don’t find a source that you need.
- MIT campus map Locate buildings, departments, landmarks, and places to eat in and around the MIT campus.
- Parking & transportation Key information about MBTA passes, shuttles, parking, car sharing, Zipcars, bicycling, and more.
- Rooms & buildings An explanation of MIT’s building history and numbering system.
- Saferide A schedule for MIT’s late-night shuttle service.
Health & family matters
- Center for Health Promotion and Wellness Free or low-cost programs, classes, and workshops dedicated to individual and group health and wellbeing.
- Center for Work, Family & Personal Life Advice, referrals, and resources on parenting, child care, schools, and job flexibility.
- spouses&partners@MIT Support network that offers special events, parties, and programs for spouses and partners of MIT students and staff.
- Technology Children’s Centers (TCC) Child care centers that are part of MIT’s Cambridge and Lexington campuses.
Things to do
- The Arts Museums, music, literature, theater, dance, and film at MIT.
- Athletics, physical education & recreation State-of-the-art facilities devoted to a wide variety of competitive and noncompetitive sports, including sailing on the Charles River.
- Clubs From the Anime Club to the Women’s Water Polo Club and every interest in between.
- Dining out Places to get a quick bite or a leisurely meal on and off campus.
- Events Online calendar shows at a glance who is speaking or performing where and when.
- MIT Activities Committee (MITAC) Information and special offers to members of the MIT community on everything from sleigh rides to shopping sprees to music, sports, and theatrical events.
- Movies & music Hollywood blockbusters, independent films, classic cinema, as well as concerts and lectures hosted by the MIT Lecture Series Committee (LSC).
If it was essential to me as a leader, I could reach across the MIT universe and get it.Amy Gowder Graban, SF ’10
Director, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company