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 and fully furnished one-bedroom apartments for families, and efficiency apartments for individuals. It features an array of amenities and a prime location in Kendall Square.

Recommended for individuals, couples, and students with families

Why You'll Love It

  • playroom

    Family lounge for kid-friendly gatherings and a playroom for little ones to horse around

  • study

    Study and work spaces free from distractions and noise

  • playground

    Outdoor playground and childcare center serving the entire MIT community


This community has a Renewable License for MIT graduate students and Non-Renewable License for visitors, affiliates, postdocs, cross-registered students.

Unit Type





Unit Plan

Two occupants with children share an apartment with one bathroom, a furnished living room, and kitchen. One bedroom is furnished.

QTY: 24

Fully furnished apartment for a couple or student with one child with a bathroom, living room, and kitchen.

QTY: 180

Fully furnished apartment for one occupant with a bathroom and kitchen.

QTY: 248

Not all listed units or unit types are available.
* Utilities are included in your monthly rent. The residence assesses an additional $10 monthly house tax to pay for community activities.

View of a kitchen looking towards a person sitting in the bedroom
  • Residential Floor Plan begins at Floor 6 to provide views of the City of Cambridge or the Charles River.

  • BEDROOMS* are furnished with a queen size bed & mattress, bedside table, and two dressers. Efficiency units have a full XL bed (measuring 54″ by 80″).

  • LIVING AREAS are furnished with a sofa, lounge chair, coffee table, end table, and kitchen table with chairs or two counter stools (depending on layout).

  • KITCHENS include a stove, and refrigerator.

  • EFFICIENCIES are furnished with an extra-long full bed & mattress, dresser, desk & desk chair, bookcase, stovetop, oven and small refrigerator.

  • * In two-bedroom units, only one bedroom is furnished.

About the Community

The Graduate Tower at Site 4 is one of the newest residences on campus and is highly in demand. It is the Institute’s first building to mix individuals, couples, and students with children and has amenities to match each family situation - including a community playroom and a central location to Kendall’s many food and entertainment options. One of MIT’s three on-campus childcare centers is also located in the building. The building has an involved executive board pioneering Graduate Tower at Site 4’s culture.

Graduate Tower at Site 4 Community Website
A room with lounge seating and tables A long room with bench and table seating
  • FAMILY LOUNGE for play dates and kid-friendly gatherings

  • PLAYROOM with space for little ones to horse around

  • Sound-conditioned MUSIC PRACTICE ROOM to turn up the volume without disturbing your neighbors

Graduate Tower at Site 4

Building E37
45 Hayward Street
Cambridge, MA 02142
Graduate Tower at Site 4 Community Website

Renewal Policy

MIT Graduate Students: Renewable License
Visitors, Affiliates, Postdocs, Cross-Registered Students: Non-Renewable License

Construction Rider

Construction projects in an around Graduate Tower at Site 4 may affect residents. Learn more about anticipated impacts of nearby construction.

Pet Policy

Pets are prohibited in any undergraduate or graduate residence unless specifically noted. Please read the full pet policy for more information.