GCWS seminars: How to Apply

Our seminars offer MIT graduate credit for students enrolled at participating institutions. Cross-registration and credit arrangements vary by institution. Students should consult with the Consortium staff and their academic advisors about registration. Full participation in the seminar is expected of all students, regardless of credit status.


Each GCWS seminar is limited to 20. Graduate students at participating institutions are eligible to apply. Doctoral students receive priority; masters students and advanced undergraduates may be admitted if space permits and require an email or statement of support by their advisor.  Auditors will only be admitted with the special permission of all of the faculty for the course.

2017-2018 Application Deadlines

Fall application deadline: August 21st, 2017
Spring application deadline: January 3rd, 2018

Applications received after the deadlines will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the seminar is filled. All students will be notified by email of the status of their acceptance within a few days of the application deadlines.

Application Process

Students apply for GCWS seminars using the online application. After submitting the online form, email the GCWS to confirm the receipt of your application.

Click here to fill out a course application.

If you prefer to print and mail an application, download the application form. Email or mail the form to:

Graduate Consortium in Women’s Studies
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Building 14N-211
77 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge , MA 02139
Tel: (617) 324-2085

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The Graduate Consortium in Women's Studies
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 14N-211
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
Phone: 617-324-2085