Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The First Year at MIT: For Transfer Students

Calendar and Deadlines

When You Arrive

This page summarizes what you need to do when you arrive at MIT.

Transfer Student Orientation

Your Orientation begins with Check-In on Sunday, August 25, 2013. You are expected to pick up your MIT ID with Leslie Bottari of the UAAP in 7-104. At that time, you will receive an Orientation packet with helpful information on how to get started at MIT. Please see the Orientation and Registration section of this site for complete details.

MIT ID/Meal Card

To get your permanent card you need to have your picture taken as soon as you arrive on campus by visiting the MIT Card Services located in the basement of Stratton Student Center (W20-021). The MIT Card Office and TechCASH Office are open 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday.

Department Contacts

You should have arranged to meet with the Academic Administrator of your major department prior to your arrival. S/he will provide you with the details for meeting your faculty advisor who will assist you with your selection of classes for fall Registration on Tuesday, September 3, 2013.