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MIT offers a Faculty Housing Assistance Program, mortgages for junior and recently tenured faculty looking to purchase a home locally. Read more »

If you travel on MIT business, you are eligible for reimbursement for dependent care expenses up to $1,000. Read more »

The MIT Venture Mentoring Service is free to MIT faculty who have an idea they'd like to turn into a business. Read more »

Everyone in the MIT community can use MIT Medical for urgent care, even if not enrolled in the plan. Read more »

Need a ride to the airport from campus? Take a shuttle. Read more »

MIT libraries can help you set up access to e-journals and other resources from your home office. Read more »

Plan ahead for emergency child care or adult care; pre-register for MIT's in-home services. Read more »

Concerned about your investments and retirement? Human Resources sponsors workshops during IAP as well as personal consultations. Read more »

The MIT Work-Life Center offers information, consultations and seminars on public/private schools, summer camps and caring for children and elders. Read more »

Learn about activities and ways to get involved at the Diversity and Inclusion @ MIT website. Read more »

MIT faculty are eligible for a range of leaves for professional, family care or other personal reasons. Read more »

Like life in general, academic life has different phases, from choosing to accept a faculty appointment through deciding to retire. Each phase presents its own challenges in integrating work and home life. MIT has resources that may help. This site was created by the MIT Work-Life Center to make it easier for faculty and those who assist them to find this information when needed.

For academic information, see Faculty Resources.

Helping faculty members find a comfortable work/life balance fuels their creativity, fosters their extraordinary teaching and research, and strengthens the MIT community.  - MIT President Susan Hockfield