Inclusive Community

One of the characteristics that makes MIT so remarkable is its multifaceted global community.

The Institute strives to create an environment in which differences in race, gender, ethnicity, age, physical abilities, religion, and sexual orientation are respected and embraced. Faculty and administrators have dedicated themselves to fostering a culture that promotes appreciation and fairness, as well as respect for diverse ideas and points of view.

These sites reflect the MIT community's shared commitment to raise awareness, increase access, and empower all individuals to maximize their potential.

Institute Community & Equity Office

MIT's diversity and inclusion website.

Assistive Technologies for Information and Computing

Provides information technology services, tools, and consulting to MIT students and staff with disabilities.

MIT Work-Life Center

Fosters a welcoming and supportive environment that enhances the lives of the diverse people and families who live, work, and study at MIT.

Disability Policy for Staff

Describes MIT's commitment to employees with disabilities. You may discuss your need for accommodation with your supervisor, the Human Resources Officer for your department, or the Coordinator of Disabilities Services at 617.258.0617.

Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, and Transgender (LBGT) Issues Group

Seeks to foster a safe and welcoming environment for all members of the community regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Employee Resource Groups

Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) are employee-led groups formed around common interests, issues and/or a common bond or background. ERG members create a positive work environment at MIT by actively contributing to the Institute's mission, values and efforts specific to inclusion, such as recruitment and retention.

Lincoln Laboratory Professional and Community Enhancement (PACE) Committee

Committed to recognizing and supporting the diverse talents, ideas, cultures, and experiences of its employees.

MIT Excellence Awards

The MIT Excellence Awards are among the highest honors awarded to members of the MIT community. The Advancing Inclusion and Global Perspectives Award recognizes individuals and teams who promote an inclusive workplace by inviting diverse viewpoints, encouraging collaboration, and modeling appreciation and respect towards colleagues.

Working Group on Support Staff Issues

WGSSI brings together support and administrative staff throughout the Institute to address issues of concern to support staff employees at MIT.