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Campus Tours

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The MIT Mobile app requires iOS 4.0 or newer or Android OS 2.1 or newer. To get the app for you device, search for "MIT Mobile" at the iPhone App Store or the Android Market.

For general campus tour Information please call
(617) 253-4795, Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM.

Regularly scheduled student-led campus tours are conducted Monday through Friday at 11:00 AM and at 3:00 PM, excluding legal U.S. holidays and the Winter Break period (December 13th-31st).

Holidays and Institute events affect the tour schedule periodically throughout the year. Please check the MIT Events Calendar for holiday dates when tours may not be offered.

The campus tours depart from the Building 7 Lobby, located at 77 Massachusetts Avenue, and generally last 75-90 minutes. All tours are conducted in English. The tours are led by MIT students and cover some of the most popular areas of the campus including the Student Center, the Zesiger Athletic Center, Kresge Auditorium, the Chapel, the Infinite Corridor and the Stata Center.

Reservations are not required for groups of less than 10 individuals. If you have a group consisting of 10 individuals or more, please see the next section regarding private group tours.

Undergraduate Admissions Information Sessions are conducted prior to the campus tours during most of the year except for dates posted on the Admissions Office website. Check the Admissions Office website for session times, dates sessions are not offered, and any updates. The Admissions Office kindly asks that you RSVP to the Information Session you wish to attend.

Private Group Tours

For groups of 10 or more, please complete the request form at least two weeks prior to your visit. We will make every effort to accommodate your private group tour request. However, the private tours are always subject to the availability of MIT's student tour guides.

Group visit guidelines and pricing.

Special Visits

The Information Center provides assistance coordinating visits for professional international visitors. These connections may be made through direct contact, MIT referrals, U.S. State Department International Visitor Programs, and embassies. Please email Special Visits for more information.

Room 7-121
Cambridge, MA 02139
phone (617) 253-4795
fax (617) 253-7002

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