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For Associates

Here you will find details on training workshops, plus advice on working with freshmen in your advising group and within your residence hall. Information on how to become an associate advisor is also provided. 

Associate Advising


Associate advisors assume a mentorship role for first-year students by making a year's commitment to support a group of advisees, along with their advisor. They posess strong knowledge of campus resources and MIT academics. 

Here you will find information on how to become an associate advisor and their responsibilities.  You can also read about ways to help first-year students succeed.  To learn more about first-year academics and stay informed about issues impacting first-year students, please visit the Office of the First Year in 7-103.