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Being Trans@MIT:

Name changes, Gender changes & MIT ID Cards

Bathroom facilities

Locker room facilities

Student Housing

Medical Services

Mental Health Services and Counseling

Support and Community


Student Housing
The MIT Housing Office currently handles student housing concerns around trans* issues on a case-by-case basis. If you are a trans* or questioning person who has housing concerns specific to your gender presentation or identity, you may make a special housing request directly to the housing office. The Housing Office web site is:

You can also visit the Housing website to find more information on gender inclusive housing or fill out a supplemental housing form.

Please contact the Trans* Issues Group if you have additional questions.

Trans*-Friendly Living Group Workshops
If you would like to sponsor a workshop for your living group around trans* sensitivity issues, please see our Education page for a description of the workshop entitled, "Helping your Living Group or Student Group to be More Trans* Friendly."


Trans* is an umbrella term which describes people whose gender identities and expressions are not fully defined by the gender they were assigned at birth. Trans* people may identify as one, none, or with several of the following gender-related identities: Agender, androgyne, bigender, gender fluid, genderfree, genderless, genderqueer, intergender, multigender, neutral, neutrois, nonbinary, third gender, trans*, transgender, transsexual, trans man, trans woman, and two-spirit, among others.


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