Financial and Support Resources
The COVID-19 pandemic has made financial challenges even more difficult recently, so the MIT ARM Coalition has gathered a few resources to help, which are detailed below.
For any questions or concerns, or if you want to discuss your specific circumstances, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Financial Aid updates in the midst of COVID-19:
Uncovered Medical Expenses
Contact S3 for information on help for uncovered medical expenses and ask a dean about the Miller Fund. The Miller Fund is a resource available to help with medical costs not covered by insurance. For more information, undergraduates should make an appointment with a dean in Student Support Services at email@example.com.
FREE Mental Health or Wellness Resources
- Mental Health podcasts and videos
- Resources for sleep
- Time Management & Motivation Tools and self-assessments
- First Gen/Low-Income concerns Videos and podcasts
- National and community resources
Learning and Studying Remotely
FREE Technology Resources
- IS&T loaner equipment
- Other Loaner Technology offered during COVID: To promote collaboration and small group problem solving for our enrolled students, whether remote or on-campus, MIT will loan a cellular-enabled Apple iPad and Apple Pencil to any undergraduate student who does not already have one, or who wishes to upgrade relative to what they own. For more details and to indicate whether or not you wish to enroll, fill out the short loaner request form. Further, as during the spring semester, MIT will once again loan WiFi hotspots and computing equipment, including laptops, to those who need them. For more information, see the IS&T site at: https://ist.mit.edu/loaner-equipment.
- Review Career Advising and Professional Development (CAPD) job search resources and set up an appointment with a CAPD career advisor for help finding employment opportunities during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Student-to-Student Tips and Advice
- See “Thrifty”, created by MIT CASE (Class Awareness, Support and Equality) for tips from other MIT students about discounts & living affordably