Spouses, Parents, and Families

MIT Spouses & Partners Connect

MIT Spouses & Partners Connect (MS&PC)  is a dedicated network for the significant others of MIT students, postdocs, staff and faculty who have relocated to the Boston area. They organize activities that help international and American spouses and partners meet people, discover work and career opportunities, improve their English, share experiences and passions, and get information about living and parenting in Boston. See the MS&PC website for more info.

Resources for Grad Families

MIT is committed to supporting our graduate students with families; the following is a list of available resources including various offices, services, groups, and networks. If you are a newly admitted graduate student, you are encouraged to look at resources for housing, childcare, and family health plans as early as possible.

Childcare Resources

GAIN – Graduate Assistance and Information Network

Free and confidential service. Call: 844-MIT-GAIN (844-648-4246)

If you have questions about help with finding childcare and/or schools, see the MIT GAIN website for more info.

Back-up Childcare

Subsidized Back-up childcare through MIT available to undergraduate and graduate students through the MIT Work-Life Center.