When You Arrive


This page summarizes what you need to do when you arrive at MIT. All students are expected to be on campus no later than 8pm on August 24.

Note: International students must arrive earlier on either Saturday, August 17 or Sunday, August 18 for international orientation events prior to attending the broader First-Year Orientation beginning August 25. U.S. Citizens living abroad and Permanent Residents do not attend international orientation events.

All transfer students participate in First-Year Orientation starting August 25. See the Orientation schedule page for details. 

Checking In

When you arrive on campus, you should proceed directly to your assigned residence hall if you are assigned to one.  Then proceed to check-in with the Office of the First year in Room 7-103.