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Free Wifi is available across MIT. Please select "MIT Guest" to log on. No registration is required.


Conference presenters and attendees who wish to use gender neutral bathrooms should check in at the registration table for directions to the closest ones.

Detailed information about gender inclusive bathrooms across MIT's campus is available here.


We are committed to ensuring that the 2018 GCWS conference is accessible and inclusive to all. If you have any need for accommodations, please let us know. Gender-inclusive bathrooms will be available, and volunteers will be able to direct you to lactation rooms as needed.


Parking at MIT is free after 5 PM on weekdays and throughout weekends at the following lots:

Building WW15/350 Brookline Street
Building W91/Audrey Street
Buildings 44/46 Lot
Building E51/Amherst Street Lot
65 Waverly Street Lot
600 Memorial Drive Lot

To find these lots, visit the MIT Campus Map. This map works just like google maps; put the name and building number of the parking lot in the search bar and the location will appear on the map.

Please note that these lots can fill up quickly on the weekends so plan on arriving early to secure a spot.

For attendees coming to MIT and wishing to park before 5 PM on Friday, 3/31, more information about paid parking lots available at or near MIT campus is available here.


The Kendall Hotel
350 Main St. Cambridge, MA 02142

Boston Marriott Cambridge, Kendall Sq.
Direct Phone: (617) 494-6600
Reservations: (888) 236-2427
50 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02142

Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Cambridge
120 Broadway, Six Cambridge Center, Cambridge, MA 02142

Le Meridien Cambridge
20 Sidney St. Cambridge, MA 02139

Hyatt Regency Cambridge (they provide free shuttle service to Kendall Sq)
575 Memorial Dr. Cambridge, MA 02139

Best Western Plus Hotel Tria
Direct Phone: (617) 491-8000
Reservations: (888) 670-7234
220 Alewife Brook Pkwy
Cambridge, MA 02138

Holiday Inn Express
Direct Phone: (617) 577-7600
Reservations: (800) 465-4329
250 Monsignor O'Brien Hwy
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02141

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Consortium for Graduate Studies in Gender, Culture, Women, and Sexuality
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 14N-211
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
Phone: 617-324-2085