Critical dates and events for this point in the term - please check back regularly.
Critical Summer Actions and Deadlines
Here are the first key deadlines you must meet as a new MIT student. Items must be received by MIT or completed online by 5 PM US Eastern Daylight Time on the date given, unless otherwise specified.
Please note: First Year Housing Lottery/Application dates are TBD. We will let you know when this application opens.
- May: Submit your Medical Report due no later than July 21. For questions, see the Medical Report FAQ or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- May 18-May 29 at 1pm EST: Online First Year Essay Evaluation (June FEE) registration period.
- May 29 at 1pm EST: Registration deadline for FIRST offering of the online First Year Essay Evaluation (June FEE). Please see the FEE site for complete information on FEE registration dates and deadlines.
- June: Submit your Medical Report due no later than July 21. For questions, see the Medical Report FAQ or email email@example.com.
- June 1-11: June First Year Essay Evaluation (FEE). Note: you MUST register for the June FEE between May 18-May 29 at 1pm.
- June 1-15: First Year Advising application available. Application is due no later than June 15.
- June 12: Orientation Flag Color Reveal! Check your MIT email for a message from your Flag Captain.
- June 15: Deadline to submit your First Year Advising application.
- June 15: Deadline to submit your ID photo.
- June 22-July 17 at 1pm EST: Online First Year Essay Evaluation (July FEE) registration period.
- June 24: Deadline to submit your Final Transcript to the Admissions Office (link leads to instructions). If you have already mailed this, you needn't resubmit. Contact Admissions Office directly at: firstname.lastname@example.org, if you have concerns about receipt of your final transcript. Our staff cannot answer this question.
- July: Submit your Medical Report due no later than July 21. For questions, see the Medical Report FAQ or email email@example.com.
- July 7-24: Advanced Standing Exam registration form is available for you to submit.
- July 13: Pre-Orientation Program (FPOP) application is available and due by July 24.
- July 13-27: Complete part one of AlcoholEdu, Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates course (SAPU), and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) training modules. Part 1 must be completed by July 27.
- July 13-27: Complete Kognito - Emotional Wellness on College and University Campuses training.
- July 15: Deadline for submission of Transfer Credit materials (Math, Chemistry, Physics) - forms must be received for evaluation by this date.
- July 17 at 1pm EST: Registration deadline for SECOND offering of the online First Year Essay Evaluation (July FEE). Please see the FEE site for complete information on FEE registration dates and deadlines.
- July 17: Fall Academic Class Planning Form is available due by July 29. Sign up to attend a Fall Academics webinar here - this session is hosted by our office + will provide an overview of GIRs, grading/credit limit, and the Fall class registration process.
- July 20: Orientation Registration Form is available for you to submit.
- July 20-30: July First Year Essay Evaluation (FEE). Note: you must register for the July FEE between June 22-July 17 at 1pm.
- July 21: Submit your Medical Report. For questions, see the Medical Report FAQ or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- July 22: Deadline to submit AP scores.
- July 24: Advanced Standing Exam registration form due. If you register for the 6.0001 exam, please be sure to review the important exam information.
- July 24: Deadline to submit your Pre-Orientation Program (FPOP) application.
- July 27: Completion deadline for part one of AlcoholEdu, Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates course (SAPU), and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) training modules.
- July 27: Completion deadline for Kognito - Emotional Wellness on College and University Campuses training.
- July 29: Deadline to submit your Fall Academic Class Planning Form.
- July 31: Your Orientation Registration Form is due.
- August 1: Submit your Emergency Contact Information form on WebSIS (mandatory). MIT needs to have your emergency information. Please discuss this with your parents or guardians and then fill out both your Personal Emergency Contact and Campus Emergency Notification (MITAlert) information on WebSIS. Re-check your information at the beginning of each term or whenever your emergency information changes.
- August 6: Math Diagnostic for Physics (8.01) and Math (18.01) Placement - 8AM-8PM (EDT). This placement exam is mandatory for all incoming first year students. Details will appear in the Orientation Schedule available August 1.
- August 15: Your Online Advising Folder is available.
- August 17-21: virtual Pre-Orientation Programs will occur. Dates for each FPOP are listed here: click the program name on the right side pane to view.
- August 23-28: virtual Orientation programming. Schedule is available via the Guidebook mobile app. Please note: we will continue to add virtual programs/events to the schedule through mid-August.
- August 25-26: You will meet with your advisor to registeron either Tuesday, August 25 or Wednesday, August 26 - your advisor will email you to schedule.
- August 27: You must be fully registered for your fall classes by 5:00 pm (EDT) on Thursday, August 27.
- August 27: Health insurance waiver deadline - see https://medical.mit.edu/learn-about-health-plans-student/waivers for details.
- Sept. 1: Fall Term Tuition Payment due. See the Student Financial Services website for more information.
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