Medical Services

MIT Medical

To meet the health care needs of MIT community members, MIT Medical offers a single, centralized source of comprehensive health insurance, care and treatment at its own medical centers, and an extensive roster of health promotion programs. Convenient, on-campus access to a broad range of clinical services and medical and dental specialties is delivered by highly qualified health care professionals. Affiliations with many of the Boston area's leading hospitals allow clinicians to refer patients with more serious conditions to the most appropriate specialists.

Visits to MIT Medical are by appointment, except for urgent care, which is available seven days a week (for hours, please visit the website). MIT community members should call 617-253-4481 or 617-258-0656 (TTY) day or night for medical advice; for regular appointments, call 617-253-4481. MIT Medical is located in Building E23.

MIT Medical’s Mental Health and Counseling Service offers assistance to students dealing with personal concerns including anxiety, depression, relationship problems, or stress. They provide evaluations and consultations, brief treatment, referrals, and group counseling. All services at the Mental Health and Counseling Service are available free of charge to MIT students. For more urgent issues, visit during walk-in hours on weekday afternoons from 2–4 pm. For very urgent issues, a mental health clinician is on call and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week: on weekdays (Monday–Thursday, 8 am–7 pm; Friday, 8 am–5 pm) call 617-253-2916; nights/weekends call 617-253-4481.

For more information about MIT Medical, including appointment hours, phone numbers, and clinician profiles, visit the website.

MIT Student Health Plan

The MIT Student Health Plan consists of two plans, the MIT Student Medical Plan and the MIT Student Extended Insurance Plan. Further information on both can be found under Medical Requirements.