MIT: Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyIAP: Independent Activities Period

For-Credit Subjects: Registration

This page contains information for students on registering for IAP credit subjects, including instructions on adding and dropping subjects, online pre-registration, taking fall subjects that extend into January, participating in Physical Education classes, IAP subject grading, and cross-registration.

About IAP Credit

Physical Education Classes


Faculty send final grades to the Registrar by February 5, 2020. Grades become available on WebSIS later that month. Students should contact their instructors to make sure grades are submitted. Grades will appear on students' official transcript under the subject's official MIT Bulletin title.

Credit guidelines for the Independent Activities Period are approved by the Office of the Vice Chancellor. If you need more information, contact the Registrar's Office.