Learning Strategies and Academic Support
Center for Academic Excellence Website
Online tools and resources to enhance student success.
Tutoring at MIT
Free tutoring options range from departmental-level tutoring to peer-to-peer tutoring.
Undergraduate Advising and Academic Programming (UAAP)
Services and programs to support academic success and personal development of undergraduates.
Mentoring and Peer to Peer Support
First Generation Program at MIT
Network of students, faculty and alumni focused on enhancing the academic, professional and personal development of first generation students.
Office of Minority Education (OME)
Programs that empower students to thrive academically, and encourage strong mentoring relationships with faculty and staff.
- REFS Programs (Resources For Easing Friction and Stress)
Graduate students in some academic departments have organized themselves into free, confidential groups offering informed listening, mediation, referrals, and advice. If such a group does not exist in your department, you can get help to set one up.
Advice and Advocacy
MIT Mental Health and Counseling
Counseling for students facing personal issues.
Office of the Dean for Graduate Education (ODGE)
Advice and advocacy for graduate students facing personal or academic challenges.
Serves as an independent, confidential, neutral and informal resource where you can express concerns about any aspect of your experience at MIT.
Student Disabilities Services (SDS)
Support and advocacy for students with disabilities to ensure all students receive equal access to the Institute's programs, activities, and services.
- Student Support Services (S3)
Advice and advocacy for undergraduate students facing personal or academic challenges.
Writing and Research
Writing and Communication Center
Trained writing tutors who can help you with papers and provide practice and feedback on oral presentations. Many tutors are knowledgeable about the particular needs of non-native English speakers. There is no charge to use the Center.
Search tools and resources to help you with your research. Subject experts can save you time by recommending the best places to start your search or answer questions at any stage of the research process. They can offer help about a particular citation style.