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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


Mental Health and Counseling
The Mental Health Service at MIT Medical is committed to providing professional, sensitive and confidential services to the Trans* community at MIT. Clinicians are available for careful assessment and consultation around gender issues and any related emotional and psychological concerns. Given the individual needs of the community member, services may be offered within the clinic and/or appropriate referrals can be made with specialists in the community.

Feel free to contact Maya Hanelin, LICSW or Audra Bartz, LICSW for further details or questions.


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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