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MIT graduate residences are vibrant, collaborative places that offer a variety of choices to meet the needs of graduate students and their families, all located a short walk from campus. Explore what the MIT graduate residence experience can offer you.

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Benefits of Living on Campus

Choice - MIT offers a variety of housing options to give graduate students and their families more choice. Kendall Square, the main group of campus buildings, and most labs are just a short walk, bike or shuttle ride away from our graduate residences.

Convenience - One bill for everything: our on-campus rental costs include utilities such as electricity, heat, and hot water. Access to the MIT network and internet are included, and all of our residence halls offer wi-fi and ethernet connections.

Community - Be a part of the graduate community and make lasting connections! All residents will have opportunities to get involved in our community, as well as fun and engaging campus activities.

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Introducing the
Graduate Tower
at Site 4

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Opening during the 2020-2021 academic year, the new graduate student residence tower will provide 454 apartments including 2-bedroom and 1-bedroom units that are prioritized for families, and efficiencies for single students. It provides a host of common areas including quiet study spaces, a family lounge, a playroom, terraces, and multipurpose rooms. The building is anchored by a podium that will house community, academic, and office space, as well as a childcare facility, which serves the entire MIT community and features an outdoor playground area that resident families can use.

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Our residences: choice, convenience, and community


We have a variety of options available for single students, couples, and those with children.

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  • 70 Amherst
    70 Amherst
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    Located on the east side of campus, 70 Amherst Street is a furnished living community comprised of mostly single bedrooms with shared kitchens and community bathrooms, and a few single bedroom apartments. It also has a few single bedroom apartments, some of which are designated for couples.

  • Ashdown House
    Ashdown House
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    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 gardens outdoors.

  • MIT Site 4 Grad Tower
    The Graduate Tower at Site 4
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    Our newest residence offers partially furnished two-bedroom units that will be prioritized for students with children, and furnished one-bedroom and efficiency apartments. It features an array of amenities and a prime location in Kendall Square.

  • Edgerton House
    Edgerton House
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    Edgerton House is a converted warehouse that features a range of apartment-style units for one, two, three, or four occupants. Each room in every unit is distinct. It is located in the northwest section of campus. It is an unfurnished residence located in the northwest section of campus with some units designated for couples.

  • Sidney-Pacific
    Sidney-Pacific
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    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 large patio with barbecue grills.

  • Tang Hall
    Tang Hall
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    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 views of the Charles River and the Boston skyline.

  • The Warehouse
    The Warehouse
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    The Warehouse features one-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.

  • Westgate Apartments
    Westgate Apartments
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    One of two family residences at MIT, Westgate is located on the west end of campus.It is a five-building complex featuring a range of unfurnished apartment-style units to accommodate graduate student students with children. Some efficiency units are available to single students.

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  • 170 Amherst
  • 2Ashdown House
  • 3The Graduate Tower at Site 4
  • 4Edgerton House
  • 5Sidney-Pacific
  • 6Tang Hall
  • 7The Warehouse
  • 8Westgate Apartments
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