Tours & general information


The MIT Admissions website contains information about the graduate and undergraduate admissions process, financial aid, and how to apply. The Admissions Office gives information sessions for campus visitors; you can also arrange an overnight stay in an MIT living group.

Campus tours

Admissions information sessions are held Monday to Friday at 10 am and 2 pm; they are followed by a campus tour.

Tours are offered at 11 am and 3 pm Monday to Friday, immediately following the Admissions Office information session. Groups convene in Lobby 7 (77 Massachusetts Avenue). Reservations are required for groups of 10 or more. Further questions about campus tours may be addressed to the Events and Information Center, 617-253-4795.

Note: tours are not held on days when the campus is closed. Visitors are advised to check the MIT Alert page or call 617-253-SNOW (7669) to ensure that the Institute is open and operating as usual.

Private group tour reservation form

For more details, see the information session and campus tour schedule.

Missed the tour? Maps to take you on a self-guided tour of campus are available at the Events and Information Center, just off Lobby 7. Download the MIT Mobile Campus Tour!
The MIT Mobile app requires iOS 4.0 or newer or Android OS 2.1 or newer. To get the app for your device, search for "MIT Mobile" at the iPhone App Store or the Android Market.

Conference Services

MIT's Conference Services Office offers event management and registration services for the MIT community and for outside event organizers. For more information, please visit the Conference Services section or call 617-253-1700, Monday to Friday, 8 am to 4 pm.

If you are looking for information about attending an event at MIT, please search the online MIT Events Calendar for times and locations. If the event you are looking for is not listed, please call the MIT Events and Information Center at 617-253-4795 Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm.


Find people, offices, and services on campus by searching the MIT directory online.

MIT News and facts

The annual MIT Facts booklet provides milestones in research and teaching, Nobel Prize winners, MIT history, annual reports, organization charts, the non-discrimination policy, acronyms and abbreviations, directions, and the campus map. See also About MIT.

For more, see MIT News, Spectrum, and The Tech, MIT's student newspaper.


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