About MIT Physics



Department of Physics, 4-304
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
tel: 617.253.4800
fax: 617.253.8554
email: physics@mit.edu

Academic Programs

Department of Physics, 4-315
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
tel: 617.253.4841
fax: 617.258.8319
email: physics@mit.edu
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Diversity Resources

For Students

For Faculty

For Staff


General Resources

  • Adaptive Technology Information Center ATIC provides information technology resources and services specifically designed to address the needs of MIT community members and visitors with disabilities.
  • Committee on Race and Diversity The Committee is appointed by MIT's President and its members come from all parts of the MIT community—students, faculty, and staff.
  • Culture and language groups A wide range of interest groups are open to members of the MIT community.
  • Diversifying physicsexternal link icon - Physics World, June 6, 2013
  • Latino Cultural Center The Latino Cultural Center [LCC] functions as the hub for many of the Latino student organizations, as well as individual community members interested in learning more about Latino culture.
  • LBGT@MIT MIT and its surrounding communities offer a broad spectrum of services, activities, and resources for LBGT, questioning, and supportive individuals. This site was designed to connect you with the support and resources offered.
  • LBGT Issues Group The LBGT Issues Group is a committee of faculty, staff, students, and alumni(ae) who are lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgender, or just plain friendly. They seek to foster a safe and welcoming environment for LBGT students and to ensure that the educational mission of MIT is upheld for all students regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
  • "LGBTQ students indeed welcome here, says survey: Positive ’Living Pink’ survey results useful for wide range of students"external link icon - Nick Holden - MIT News Office, October 28, 2011
  • Living Pink Guide is produced by LBGT@MIT to help undergraduate students find dorms, independent living groups, 
    fraternities, and sororities that are welcoming to lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgender, and queer individuals
  • MIT Institute Community & Equity Office
  • MIT Work Life Center The MIT Work Life Center fosters a welcoming and supportive environment that enhances the lives of the diverse mix of people and families who live, work, and study at MIT. They provide quick access to the hundreds of services, activities, programs, and groups that support personal, family, and community life here at MIT.
  • Ombuds Office Confidential resource for workplace, educational, and personal problems.
  • Physics Title IX Reviewexternal link icon - Edmund Bertschinger - The Tech, Vol 128 - Issue 45, Tuesday, October 7, 2008
  • Spiritual Support The Chaplain to the Institute and the Board of Chaplains at MIT all provide spiritual and personal support to students, faculty, staff and the MIT community.

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  • Associate Provosts for Faculty Equity: Barbara Liskov and Wesley L. Harris
  • Report on the Status of Undergraduate Women at MIT, February 2016
    The purpose of this report is to provide an extensive overview on the status of undergraduate women at MIT. The findings are supported by data from the MIT Office of Institutional Research, focus groups, and the Undergraduate Experience Survey, a survey implemented specifically for this report.
  • Initiative on Faculty Race and Diversity
    A team of faculty, representing all five of MIT's Schools, is helping to develop the Institute's new initiative to study how race affects the recruitment, retention, professional opportunities, and collegial experiences of under-represented minority faculty members at MIT.
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