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Here on the News page, you can read about what’s happening, who is innovating, and what is changing in the administrative world at MIT. You’ll find info on revamped policies and procedures and tips to make your work life easier. Links to newsletters from administrative offices give you a chance to find out what colleagues are working on around the Institute. Is there something you think is important to share with other administrators? Let us know.

  • Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017

    On Monday, August 21, the United States will experience an extraordinary and rare event -- a partial solar eclipse.  The Boston area will have about 60% coverage starting at 1:27 p.m., maximum at 2:46 p.m., and ending at 3:59 p.m.

    IT IS NEVER SAFE TO LOOK AT THE SUN DURING A PARTIAL ECLIPSE without proper protection.  It is especially dangerous with any...

  • Friday, Aug 4, 2017

    On campus, fall is a time of arrivals, from incoming freshmen to new faculty and staff. Most of them will make the Atlas Service Center in E17 one of their first stops, to get an MIT ID and complete an I-9 form (Employment Eligibility Verification). You can expedite their visit by guiding them through some prerequisite steps before they head...

  • Thursday, Jul 20, 2017

    The rollout of the MIT Buy-to-Pay (B2P) system is complete, with all Institute departments now using B2P for catalog orders, external requisitions, purchase orders, and invoices. The completion of the rollout marks the close of the first phase of the B2P project, focused on simplifying and modernizing MIT’s buying and paying processes.

    eCat and...

  • Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017

    Interested in learning how to write a great resume and cover letter? Want to prepare for an upcoming networking event? Need help communicating with your manager about your career?

    This summer, MIT HR has added additional sessions offering a series of career development workshops for staff on a variety of topics – from writing a great resume to how to stand out in an...


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