Key Calendar Dates
You need to know relevant dates from MIT's Academic Calendar. You can download it to your phone or computer, and set alerts for deadlines important to you.
At the beginning of each term, be sure that you have the following noted in your personal calendar:
Set reminders ahead of each date.
On the first day of each month:
October through April, check your Status of Registration on WebSIS to make sure it shows all the classes you are taking—and none that you're not taking. This way you'll have plenty of time to make changes before Add and Drop Dates.
Pay attention to emails:
Academic departments and programs will often announce visiting speakers, internships, UROP opportunities, and special departmental events, all of which have dates or deadlines.