MIT provides a number of student support services in addition to MIT Health’s Student Mental Health & Counseling Services. Here are some resources you may want to share with your student:

  • VPR (Violence Prevention and Response) provides support for individuals who are dealing with issues such as sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, stalking, and sexual harassment. Helpline available 24 hours a day during the school year.
  • MIT Health's Community Wellness team provides a number of health and wellness programs on such topics as sleep and relaxation, nutrition, and sexual health.
  • Graduate Personal Support (GPS) can provide advice and counsel to graduate students on a variety of issues including faculty-student relationships, conflict negotiation, funding, academic progress, interpersonal concerns, and student rights and responsibilities.
  • Dean on CallA staff members from the Office of the Dean for Student Life is available to students for emergency assistance after hours (5 p.m.–9 a.m. on weekdays and 24 hours on weekends) or when the Institute is closed.
  • The Office of Religious, Spiritual, and Ethical Life (ORSEL) includes more than 20 chaplains and 40 student groups. Chaplains provide religious, spiritual, and educational programming, as well as confidential counseling and crisis support.