There are many tools and resources available to help you in your role as an academic advisor. This section highlights some of the most frequently used resources
The pages listed is this section are grouped by topic and contain annotated links.
- Academic Information: Links to official sources of information about subjects, degree requirements, deadlines, etc.
- Policies and Requirements: MIT websites that explain specific requirements and cover a broad range of policies and procedures as well.
- Student Support Offices: Reference pages for your own preparation, when you want to send a student for further help and aren't sure where to begin.
- Academic Tools: Links to a few helpful sites where you can send students who are running into particular academic challenges, including those in need of tutorial assistance.
- Student Service Offices: Many MIT offices and divisions work together to keep students enrolled, paid for, housed, healthy, academically successful, and prepared for careers. Links on this page refer you to sites for many of these offices.
- Resources Beyond MIT: Links to outside websites that provide opportunities to enhance advising skills.
In addition, the Student Resources website can help you and your advisees find resources from academics to finances and community life to professional development. You can search or browse for resources by topic or keyword, view undergraduate or graduate-specific resources, find short descriptions help you understand if a resource is what you are looking for, and the site is mobile-friendly.
If you discover additional sites that may be helpful to other advisors, please let us know.