SEMO - Security and Emergency Management Office

MIT Department of Facilities


Helping Keep MIT's Campus and Community Safe

Protect your workspace or lab by requesting the installation of security devices such as card readers, alarm systems and video equipment. Stay up-to-date on campus emergencies through a special alert system. Request keys or ID cards. Welcome to MIT's Security and Emergency Management Office (SEMO).

Get new and replacement keys in 7-019

The Card Office (in W20-021) issues MIT IDs

You can obtain a passport photo at the Card Office


Students, are you interested in learning about emergency management? Consider joining the Campus Emergency Response Team (CERT). This group of volunteer emergency responders is looking for members. Contact Andrea Finnin at for details.

After-hours service: If you have an urgent need for service regarding building security, card access or alarms after normal business hours, please contact the Facilities Operations Center at 617-253-4948.

77 Massachusetts Avenue, Building N52-419, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139

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