Resources

Safety

Travel

  • MIT uses travel warnings and alerts issued by the Department of State, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and World Health Organization to categorize countries with a travel warning level of Extreme, High, or Moderate.

  • Guidelines outline definitions of MIT international travel, the various levels of travel warnings, and the policies that apply to international travel for MIT.

  • Information and resources to support our global travelers to understand and prepare for risk and access assistance

  • Record your trip details and contact information, in case of an incident

MIT Police

  • Learn about rape prevention, theft prevention, and staying safe on and off campus

  • Start here if you've lost a valuable item

  • Do your part to curb bike theft

  • A listing of phone numbers and email addresses at the MIT Police office

  • Maintining a safe academic environment as well as emergency medical service 24 hours a day, seven days a week, all year long through EMT certified officers in cruisers, on motorcycles and bicycle, and foot patrols.

    • Location: W89
    • Phone: For emergencies, dial 100 from any campus phone, or 617-253-1212. For non-emergencies, dial 617-253-2996.
    • Email: mit-police@mit.edu

Sexual and Relationship Violence

  • Contact the T9BR Office for more information about resources and reporting options for bias incidences related but not limited to race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, and gender, including sexual harassment and sexual assault

  • Violence Prevention & Response (VPR) provides confidential help in dealing with sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking, and unhealthy relationships. 

    • Location: E23, 4th Floor
    • Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
    • Phone: 617-253-2300 (hotline 24 hours/day)
    • Email: vpradvocate@mit.edu

Emergency Preparedness

Protect Yourself in the Lab

  • Guidance on controls that minimize risk for individuals and the environment and support the primary objectives for research and academic activities

  • Information on proper management of biohazard sharps and chemical, radioactive, and mixed (radioactive/chemical) waste collection

  • The program has extensive experience working with electromagnetic radiation and can help anticipate and identify associated hazards

  • Specific guidance on use of safety equipment in labs

  • Educates the community about safe use and environmental stewardship related to the hundreds of chemicals in use on campus every day

  • In collaboration with MIT Principal Investigators (PIs), BSP ensure the safe and responsible conduct of life sciences research

  • Tools and services for use by students and staff to address topics including EHS policies, regulatory requirements, training, and hazardous waste management

  • Start here to make sure that all department and EHS safety training requirements have been fulfilled for your UROP to proceed