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Gather Together,
Live Better

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MIT’s graduate residences are special places where ideas are exchanged, friendships are forged, and families are embraced. With expanded availability, a variety of layout options, and unparalleled convenience, on-campus living is the ideal way to enhance your time at MIT.

  • Choice

    MIT offers a variety of housing options to give graduate students and their families more choices. Select from an array of buildings, unit types, locations, and views.

    A group of friendly MIT students
  • Convenience

    One bill for everything: Our on-campus rental costs include all utilities such as electricity, heat, and hot water, plus access to the MIT network and internet. Front desk service, maintenance support, in-house laundry, and some flexible licensing options round out the benefits.

    People practicing yoga in a graduate residence amenity space
  • Community

    Our residential house system offers a unique feel with live-in faculty heads of house and house governments led by students. In addition, each residence has communal spaces like fitness centers and study lounges to foster connectivity.

    Two students pose for a selfie with MIT's mascot Tim the Beaver during a community event
  • Cost

    MIT is focused on providing a range of housing options and price points to meet student budgets. License fees for on-campus residences are below area market rates. Unlike off-campus properties, we do not require up-front first month, last month, and security deposit payments. MIT also offers financial support for graduate students with children.

    Two friends studying in a graduate residence lounge


MIT has taken significant steps to expand on-campus residence options. 2024 brings more housing, wider availability of units, and a streamlined application system to make the housing selection process easy.

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  • 70 Amherst

    70 Amherst


    Located on the east side of campus, 70 Amherst is mostly comprised of furnished single bedrooms with shared kitchens and community bathrooms, as well as some unfurnished one-bedroom apartments for couples. It features a well-equipped gym, piano room, and courtyard with heaters.

    Recommended for individuals & couples

  • Ashdown House

    Ashdown House


    Located in the northwest corridor, Ashdown House features a mix of furnished apartment and suite-style units for one, two, or three occupants. The courtyard is home to an active community garden that allows residents to maintain their own green space outdoors.

    Recommended for individuals

  • Edgerton House

    Edgerton House


    Edgerton House is a converted factory that features a range of unfurnished apartment-style units for one, two, three, or four occupants. Every room in every unit is distinct. It is located in the northwest section of campus.

    Recommended for individuals & couples

  • Graduate Tower at Site 4

    Graduate Tower at Site 4


    Grad Tower at Site 4 is one of the newest graduate residences. The tower’s mix of units includes partially-furnished two-bedroom apartments for families and furnished one-bedroom and efficiency apartments for individuals. It features an array of amenities and a prime location in Kendall Square.

    Recommended for individuals, couples, & students with children

  • Sidney-Pacific



    Located in the northwest section of campus, Sidney-Pacific features a mix of furnished apartment- and suite-style units for one, two, or four occupants. Some units are designated for couples. It is divided into four wings and features an outdoor courtyard and a large patio with barbecue grills.

    Recommended for individuals & couples

  • Tang Hall

    Tang Hall


    This living community features furnished apartment-style units for two, three, and four occupants. Located on the west end of campus, many of the rooms at Tang Hall offer sweeping views of the Charles River, the Boston skyline, and the Cambridge cityscape.

    Recommended for individuals

  • The Warehouse

    The Warehouse


    The Warehouse features single-occupant, furnished efficiency apartments. First-year graduate students are prioritized in this building. Every apartment possesses at least one wall of exposed brick. The building is located in the northwest section of campus.

    Recommended for individuals (first year only)

  • Westgate Apartments

    Westgate Apartments


    Located on the west end of campus, Westgate is a five-building complex featuring a range of mostly unfurnished apartment-style units to accommodate couples and graduate students with children.

    Recommended for couples & students with children

  • Grad Junction new for August 2024

    Graduate Junction

    Graduate Junction offers furnished efficiencies, 1-, 2-, and 4-bedroom units along with lounges, study spaces, a fitness center, and indoor bike storage. Managed by American Campus Communities (ACC), Graduate Junction has an on-campus location but is not licensed by MIT's Housing and Residential Services.

    Recommended for individuals, couples, & students with children

    Graduate Junction Website


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