By the time Mathieu Medina ’21 graduates, admissions tour guides like him will begin their tours in Kendall Square. “I think the most important task the admissions office has in making visitors feel welcome and in leaving them with a ‘real’ sense of MIT is including the perspectives of all the types of people across our highly diverse campus and community,” Medina says. Photo: Ken Richardson

Two Front Doors

Re-centering admissions headquarters—and the MIT visitor experience

The new graduate residence in Kendall Square will include ample gathering spaces. Image: NADAAA

Life on Main Street

A new residence for grad students will offer community and connections in a hard-to-beat location

DeGraff works with a Haitian student.

Tool Box

MIT-made online resources address Haitian education, banking reform, and global development

Setting a Place

Alumni anchor their support of student life in the highlights of their own MIT years