LBGTQ+ Support on Campus

Below are a growing list of LBGTQ+ support from around campus.  This list will be updated as LBGTQ+ Services works with campus partners to compile information.  If you see something missing please email lbgt@mit.edu

(Last updated January 2022)


Career Advising & Professional Development

CAPD offers support as you engage in career planning and look for opportunities that will offer the safe and supportive working environments you deserve. Go to their CAPD webpage to learn more about LBGTQ+ related resources, life after MIT, workplace rights are more.  

MISTI

MISTI helps MIT undergraduate and graduate students experience the world while advancing knowledge, tackling tough challenges, and preparing for lives of impact, service, and leadership in an interconnected global society.  Go to their Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion webpage to learn about resources for LBGTQ+ students and perspectives abroad.

If you have any questions about potential challenges and risks when going abroad you can reach out to the MISTI DEI team at mistidei@mit.edu.

MIT Housing Office

The MIT Housing Office currently handles student housing concerns around trans issues on a case-by-case basis. If you are a trans or questioning person who has housing concerns specific to your gender presentation or identity, you may make a special housing request directly to the housing office. The Housing Office web site is: http://web.mit.edu/housing/

You can also visit the Housing website to find more information on gender inclusive housing or fill out a supplemental housing form.

MIT Medical

MIT Medical provides culturally competent transgender health services, transition-related care, and mental health and counseling services. Support groups have included gender support groups, LGBTQ+ students of color groups, and more. 

For more information and resources please go to their LGBTQ Health and Transgender Health pages.

Office of Religious, Spiritual and Ethical Life (ORSEL)

The Office of Religious, Spiritual, & Ethical Life at MIT is committed to the wholeness and well-being of LGBTQ+ students, staff, and faculty on campus. 

Advisor for LGBTQ+ Affairs at ORSEL

Cody J. Sanders serves as chaplain and the Advisor for LGBTQ+ Affairs in the Office of Religious, Spiritual, and Ethical Life at MIT. You can find out more about ORSEL resources on their LGBTQ+ Religious, Spiritual, & Ethical Life at MIT page.