As an advisor, you play a critical role in mentoring and supporting students in their transition to MIT. This section provides key information, tools, and resources to aid you in your work with your first-year advisees, including:
- Advising Calendars: Important dates and deadlines relevant to your work with advisees.
- General Institute Requirements: Details on each of the GIRs including information and advice on appropriate subject options based on your advisees' experience and incoming credit.
- Credit Limits and Grading: First-year students are graded differently and are subject to credit limits - complete details are provided in this section.
- Academic Tools & Resources: Details on tools and resources available to aid you and your advisees.
Please also see the PDF thank you letter from Ian Waitz, Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate and Graduate Education and Jerome C. Hunsaker Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
You can also access online First Year Advisor Training modules on MITx at: https://lms.mitx.mit.edu/courses/course-v1:MITx+OFY.100r+2019_Summer/course/
Subject Listing and
Titles, descriptions, instructors, times, and locations for each subject offered at MIT. Symbols mark subjects that meet various Institute requirements. Use the handy scheduling tool for pre-registration.
Online Add/Drop >
Once Online Registration is submitted, all further requests to add, drop, change units, and change subject registration status are made via the Online Add/Drop application.
Your official academic record. Check often to make sure you're officially enrolled in the subjects you're attending. This is where you pre-register for each term. You can also see your grades and check your progress toward Institute requirements.