Shopping & services

Stratton Student Center, Building W20



  • Bank of America 617-225-0086
  • MIT Federal Credit Union 617-253-2845

Bookstore 617-499-3240

  • The COOP carries books, MIT insignia items, and more

Copy Technology Center 617-358-0859

  • Printing and copying services, computer workstations

Dry Cleaner & Tailor 617-354-2088


  • La Verde's Market 617-621-0733


  • Technicuts 617-225-CUTS

Optical services 617-498-LENS

US Post Office 617-494-5511

Other services

ATMs and banks

  • Cambridge Trust, Main Street at Kendall Square
  • Bank of America, Main Street at Kendall Square and Lobby 10
  • MIT Federal Credit Union, in Lobby 10, Building E19, and the Stratton Student Center (W20)

Bookstores, gifts, and science-themed shopping

  • The MIT Press Bookstore is owned and operated by the MIT Press, the nonprofit, scholarly publishing program at MIT. The bookstore is at 292 Main Street, at Kendall Square, 617-253-5249.
  • The MIT Museum, Building N51 at 265 Massachusetts Ave., has a shop featuring fun household, personal, and gift items with a science-y theme.
  • Xylem, on Third Street in Kendall Square, offers unusual gift and home decor items, some with a local connection.

Events and Information Center

  • Located in Lobby 7 (77 Massachusetts Avenue), the Events and Information Center provides general campus information, maps, and tours of the campus. For more information, visit the Events and Information Center pages or call 617-253-4795.

Public Safety and Emergency Information

Reference Publications

Shopping off-campus

Cambridge and Boston offer an eclectic mix of shopping emporia, from designer boutiques to vintage and thrift warehouses. Some of the major districts include:


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