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Undergraduate students can visit the Spring 2021 Housing Dashboard for regular updates or email for questions about housing next semester.  Graduate students can reach out to

For undergraduates, if you need help or support during this time, please email and someone will respond as soon as possible. If you’re connected to a dean in S3, please email your dean directly. You can also call (617) 253-4861 and leave a voicemail.

For graduate students, Grad Support provides consultation, coaching, and advocacy on matters related to academic and life challenges. If you’re dealing with an issue that’s impacting your ability to attend class, complete work, or take an exam, email or call (617) 253-4860.

There are lots of resources available to help you. A good place to start is this list of food resources for anyone who needs food. If you have specific questions or needs around food, please submit a question and a member of the Student Support and Wellbeing team will connect with you directly.

During the COVID-19 emergency, MIT’s Student Mental Health and Counseling Services are offering telehealth appointments for eligible MIT students. To find out if you’re eligible and schedule an appointment, call (617) 253-2916. You’ll need to fill out the informed consent for telehealth treatment form and return it to the email address listed on the form (Adobe Acrobat required for e-signature).

The Student Housing Assistance Review Process (SHARP) is intended to help students request on-campus housing after November 22, 2020 — the last date for regularly-scheduled housing for the Fall 2020 semester — through the spring semester. Specifically, SHARP is designed to help two groups of students:

  • First years, sophomores, and juniors who have already been approved for on-campus housing through SHARP Fall 2020 and need to continue to remain in on-campus housing after November 22, 2020
  • Current seniors who live on campus who wish to request on-campus housing after November 22, 2020

SHARP opened on Monday, November 2, 2020 and closed on Monday, November 16, 2020.

Frequently Used Forms

I need help covering an unforeseen, essential expense.

I’m concerned about another student’s wellbeing, but it’s not an emergency.

I need to change my major.

I need to add/change/drop a course.

I need to transition to a light tuition load.