Declaring Your Major


The process for declaring your major is outlined below.

  • By Friday, April 30: Discuss your Choice of Major decision with your advisor and complete the online Choice of Major Declaration form. You are expected to either declare a major or declare to be an Undesignated Sophomore by this date. 
  • Your major declaration takes effect on June 07, 2021; the beginning of the summer term.
  • Additional advice to help you explore your options is found throughout this section.

Advising staff are also available to discuss your options with you. To make an appointment with one of us, write to firstyear@mit.edu.