Graduate Student Resources

Graduate Student Resources

This page is for graduate students to connect with one another, find out what the graduate specific groups are, and be kept up to date about the programs just for graduate students put on by your peers.  If you’re interested in having something added to the Graduate Resource Page please email!

Did you know that graduate students can also reserve the Rainbow Lounge for events?  Find out more about how to reserve the Rainbow Lounge by filling out this form here].

Graduate Groups

BioLGBTQ+ ||

BioLGBTQ+ is a new student group focused on creating a space where LGBTQ+ individuals and allies in the Biology community can feel comfortable sharing their experiences. We aim to foster community through fun monthly social events, as well as advocate for LGBTQ+ issues within the biology department and raise awareness through informative lecture series and guest speakers. We welcome all LGBTQ+ individuals affiliated with the Biology department, whether undergraduate, graduate, post-doc, faculty, or staff. Contact:  

LGBT Grad ||

LGBT Grad is student group run by and for LGBT grad students and friends of the MIT community. Our mission is build and maintain a graduate student LGBT community across the Institute, and to connect MIT grad students to the LGBT community in the greater Boston area.

LBGT Grad PoC ||

A group for graduate queer and trans people of color to hang out, connect, chat, and support one another in a safe space. Contact:

Sloan LBGT ||

Sloan Pride is a student organization established to foster and promote an open and honest environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer students, partners, faculty and staff in the Sloan community. We seek to promote positive images of the LGBT community and to foster opportunities for personal and professional growth regardless of sexual or gender identity.

QuBE (Queers in the Built Environment) ||

QuBE aims to highlight and create dialogue around the intersection of queer identity and the built environment through a variety of media including speakers, conferences, partnerships, publications, and social events. QuBE also serves to support and increase the visibility of queer students, faculty, and staff in the School of Architecture + Planning and the MIT community at large.

LBGTQ+ Services Signature Programs for Graduate Students

  • Fall Semester Graduate Student Welcome Open House

  • Spring Semester Graduate Student Welcome Back Social

Graduate Student Calendar

All graduate students are welcome to attend the “welcome to all” programs listed on the main page. However, this calendar is managed by the leaders of the graduate student groups just for graduate programs that are being put on.  If you would like to have your events added to the calendar then please email