MIT Professional Education - Short Programs
Summer 2014

On-Campus Housing Information
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On-Campus Housing Request Deadline: THREE WEEKS before requested arrival

Housing Requests and Deadlines
On-campus housing may only be requested by participants who have enrolled in and paid for an MIT Professional Education - Short Programs course. All applications for housing must be made at least three weeks in advance of the requested arrival date. Housing requests cannot be processed on-site. Please visit the Professional Education - Short Programs site to see the courses being offered. Please note: We urge you to make your reservations early; rooms are booked on a space-available basis.

Applications will not be processed until payment is received. Payments may be made via credit card (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, or Discover); or check in US dollars, drawn on a US bank.

Housing request forms are processed in the order in which they are received. All changes must be submitted in writing.

Guests will receive a written confirmation of accommodations which will include the address, telephone number, and location of their residence hall assignment. This confirmation must be presented to the desk staff upon arrival. MIT retains the right to refuse entry to guests without proper identification.

All correspondence regarding your reservation should be directed to the MIT Conference Services Office at

About the Residence Halls

Traditional Residence Halls/Shared Baths
Single rooms are available in non air-conditioned residence halls. Rooms with private baths are not available. Shared bathroom facilities are available on every floor.

All room types have a twin-size (single) bed, a desk and chair, and a closet.

There are common lounge areas in each residence hall for informal gathering; refrigerators are located in some of these areas. Each building has vending machines and coin-operated laundry machines on the lower level.

General Amenities and Information
Guests are provided with sheets, a blanket, a pillow, and towels. Toiletries are not provided. Rooms are serviced prior to arrival.

Telephones are available in the hallways for emergencies and local calls. All dorms have both wireless and wired internet access for no charge; you must choose the MIT Guest network.

Check-in time for all residence halls begins at 3:00 PM. Departing guests must check out at the front desk by 11:00 AM. Front desk staff can arrange to hold luggage for a short time after check-out on the date of departure.

There is no smoking or alcohol allowed in the residence halls


On-campus parking spaces are limited and available only to persons registered for MIT on-campus housing. Parking is only available as a package coinciding with the dates of your housing stay. The non-refundable fee for on-campus parking is $23.00 per day. Parking reservations must be made in advance and paid for upon reservation. A parking permit indicating the assigned campus lot will be provided upon check-in at the residence hall.

On-Campus Housing Fees

Traditional Residence Hall/Shared Bath
Non Air-conditioned
Room Type
# of Beds
Each guest will be charged a non-refundable $8.50 fee for a temporary ID card, which is required for access to the dormitories.

Cancellation Policies

On-Campus Housing: All cancellations of on-campus housing must be sent in writing (via fax or email) to the MIT Conference Services Office. Written cancellations received one week before your arrival will receive a full refund (excluding any parking and access card fees). After that, refunds will be made less a penalty equivalent to the cost of one night’s stay; provided the cancellation is received no later than 24 hours prior to the scheduled date of arrival. No refunds (full or partial) will be granted for cancellations received within 24 hours of the scheduled arrival date or thereafter, nor for any nights the dormitory room is not occupied during a reservation period.

Access Card: Once paid, the one-time fee for a temporary ID card is non-refundable.

Once paid, parking fees are non-refundable.

Requests for on-campus housing are no longer being accepted for Summer 2014. Thank you.


Course/Housing Information

Short Programs Homepage
General Dorm Information
Dorm Map

MIT Guest Housing Policies

Local Area Information

MIT Homepage
Cambridge Office for Tourism
Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority

Contact Us

MIT Conference Services
Room E38-127, 77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
617-253-1700 phone
617-258-7005 fax