FAQ: Visitors

Given ongoing Covid-19 developments, is MIT still open to visitors?

No, the campus is closed to the public at this time and access is extremely limited. Find current information and policies at MIT Now.

MIT's Information Center (7-121) and the MIT Admissions office on campus are closed until further notice. Find virtual tours, online information sessions, and other details at the MIT Admissions website.

Where can I park?

Parking in Cambridge can be challenging: it’s both expensive and hard to find. Visitors should not count on finding a metered space in the immediate area, but some public parking may be available in local garages. Please also visit MIT’s parking page.

Is there a campus map online? 

Yes: you can view the interactive campus map. Please also review the visitors’ pages for additional information about planning a trip to MIT.

What is the nearest airport?

Logan International Airport serves the Boston area.

What is the nearest train (AMTRAK) station?

South Station, Boston, is the closest train station. South Station is served by the MBTA Red Line, which connects to MIT at the MIT/Kendall stop.

What is the nearest subway stop?

The Kendall Square/MIT stop on the MBTA Red Line is the closest subway. The MIT campus is also served by several bus routes; visit the MBTA website for times and schedules.


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